Politics should work with market signals, not against them – but that doesn’t have to mean giving up on towns or the people who live in them.
Posts by Sam Bowman
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Sam Bowman: Aping the Eurozone’s overly tight monetary policy would be the quickest way to a Corbyn government
Replying to Alex Morton’s column of a week ago, the ASI’s Senior Fellow argues that the response to the financial crisis was imperfect, but more right than wrong.
George Osborne ignored the well-justified caution which had kept minimum wage rises so modest, and the evidence that his ploy will harm employment growth.
It’s time to defend and promote the ideas that have helped to bring globalisation – and in turn brought more wealth, peace and opportunity to billions of people.
It isn’t a great sign that the other country marking today in this way is Italy.
For the first time this year, the money Britons earn will go into their pockets, not the taxman’s.
What works for Panama with the dollar could work after independence with the pound.
Prohibition means putting thousands of people in jail, giving criminal records to hundreds of thousands more, and exposing drug users to unnecessary risk.