It’s about leadership, Mr Johnson.  Are you up to that? This is a time of literal crisis. Forget about the mistake of the deluded “herd immunity” approach. No sane person thinks the intentions with that weren’t of the best, but please recognise that it was misguided (the science didn’t “shift”, only the QA of the […]

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, 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 team – Ali […]

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 […]