The National Living Wage experiment

The National Living Wage (NLW) was introduced in April 2016, hiking the minimum wage for those aged 25 and over from £6.70 to £7.20 an hour. At the time, many warnings were heard about the potential negative consequences for employment. However, a report by the Resolution Foundation published last week showed that the minimum wage hike has led to the [...]

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The end of History? How the mainstream wants you to think its all good

From Karl Marx to Francis Fukuyama, ‘thinkers’ have argued that history has a final, stable state that will persist for eternity. This is hardly a recent concept. [...]

The war on cash is coming

The gradual transition to a cashless society has finally made its way from obscure technicality/conspiracy theory to the pages of mainstream newspapers, after ECB chief Mario [...]

Only aliens can save us now!

They can’t say they weren’t warned: contrarian voices have been saying for years that the modern day alchemists in the central banks would not succeed in their experiment [...]