Fundamentally my political opinions are a mixture of economic and social liberalism which leaves me with one party that represents my views, but for me there are more reasons to support the Liberal Democrats. Economically I believe the Liberal Democrats have the right balance between letting markets function, and intervening in order to correct for… Continue reading Why I’m a Liberal Democrat
Analysis of how an immensely unqualified, inappropriate and downright abhorrent man has successfully beaten a flawed but immeasurably better candidate for presidency has already begun, and I imagine many people will be sick of it soon, many are already sick of it now, but here is my take on the whole thing. Two things I… Continue reading Wot won it for Trump?
The following article is an edited version of a presentation I have given. I may make further edits when I can be bothered. What is the Wehrmacht Before I explain what the Clean Wehrmacht myth I should explain what the Wehrmacht is. The Wehrmacht were the armed forces of Germany from 1935 to 1946, made… Continue reading The Clean Wehrmacht myth
Is it morally acceptable to buy cars from Volkwagen The title seems silly I know, but It’s a serious point, is it morally acceptable to buy goods from companies that used slave labour and that were closely associated with the Nazi regime. How long ago does a company’s crimes have to be before they can… Continue reading Is it morally acceptable to buy cars from Volkswagen?
Whilst the FTSE 100 has reached a 14 month high today in real terms it hasn’t. In dollars (or just compared to foreign currency in general) the value of the FTSE 100 has either gone down or just considerably less than it has in pounds (I can’t be bothered to do the maths right now).
Something I’ve seen being said a lot is that because the UK a high trade deficit it means the UK can get a good free trade deal with Europe. The logic behind the statement sounds sound (ayy), that they want to carry on exporting stuff to UK, which they currently do and if tariffs were placed on… Continue reading Why having a trade deficit doesn’t mean a good free trade deal.