Dopes & Ropes

http://www.gettyimages.co.uk/detail/857936372 Rope-A-Dope In October 1974, Muhammad Ali fought George Foreman for the World Heavyweight Championship in Kinshasa, in what was then Zaire. The contest was advertised as The Rumble In The Jungle. The fight confounded all expectations. Whilst the first round was conventional enough, in the second – much to the consternation of his own […]

Pensions #5 – Pensions For All

The answer to the benefit problem or an idealistic pipe-dream?  A progressive measure or a scroungers’ charter? Those are some of the things said about “Universal Basic Income”, aka “Citizen’s Income”.  Currently, several countries are looking seriously at the feasibility of the concept. What Does It Mean? The idea is that every individual should receive a […]