Don’t pray Venezuela in aid when trying to counter run-of-the-mill left-wing policies – it cheapens the real case.
Posts by Kristian Niemietz
Dr Kristian Niemietz is a senior research fellow at the Institute of Economic Affairs. He is the author of the books ‘Redefining the Poverty Debate’ and ‘A New Understanding of Poverty’Follow @
All the most famous works about the failures of left-wing regimes flatter them by pinning the blame on inept implementation or flawed individuals.
We should also change the tax system to give local authorities skin in the game.
The NHS may be a national religion, but public attitudes are much more secular than politicians and commentators seem to realise.
Dr Kristian Niemietz: Labour, foes of NHS privatisation? But they made quasi-market reforms. Here’s my view of them.
My new paper outlines a series of second-generation reforms that would build on what has already been achieved.
Dr Kristian Niemietz: Brick shortages come and go. Planning restrictions are the real obstacle to house building
We have the the most unreasonable anti-development campaigners in Europe.
Will the idea actually save taxpayers’ money? New research sheds some light.
Airport operators would have to offer a compensation payment to affected residents. They would then make a decision by referendum.