We need a Fair Trade-style rating or branding system for products based on the quality of working conditions undergone to create them.
Posts Tagged: Adam Smith
For relief and refreshment from the hucksters of the present day, turn to Jesse Norman’s account of the great philosopher from Kirkcaldy.
Daniel Hannan: Higher taxes, spending bungs, pay caps, gender quotas. Is this really the brave new Brexit Britain we want?
What changed? When did we lose the global vocation that infused the Cabinet, Leavers and Remainers alike, two years ago?
Obama’s trade restrictions destroyed more jobs than they saved. Free trade has proven itself as the most remarkable mechanism to generate prosperity. Yet it is under attack yet again.
What can parents do? Avoid reading Robin Hood as a bedtime story? I asked around, and came up with a few answers.
Put harshly, it can be the ideology of the free-rider, the citizen who neglects the demands of citizenship.
Iain Duncan Smith: It is better to face the social care crisis head-on than to dump the costs onto our children
The Prime Minister has shown determination and boldness – and the alternative is enormous tax increases under Corbyn.
A ‘relative’ cap on the difference between standard variable tariffs and acquisition tariffs could untie Adam Smith’s ‘invisible hand’ in the retail energy market.
Commonwealth members include some largest and richest countries plus some of the smallest and least developed – all can share in greater prosperity.
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.