That is/was the motto of our Labour government. However, … To keep people virtually employed with borrowed money means lying to ourselves, we will have to pay it all back … plus the interest. Creating more and more tax-funded jobs is not creating jobs, it’s creating more dependency, which is a form of slavery.
There was that article in the newspaper last week. Because of the fixed interest rates on the council (our) debt and the current very interest rates the city lost $1.4b. The council explained very quickly we actually did not lose anything. Because we did not have that money. So the loss is a loss on […]
We are in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic. The real estate prices went 20% up in one year. The cost of renting is growing in a similar manner. Yet our political heavyweights play games with words working hard not to address the real problem. They all talk about (non-)affordability, first-buyers, property ladder. They never […]
“What nonsense all this is; do you mean that a poet cannot be thankful for grass and wild flowers without connecting it with theology; let alone your theology?” To which I answer, “Yes; I mean he cannot do it without connecting it with theology, unless he can do it without connecting it with thought. If […]
To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well-mannered. — Voltaire
The thesis of the book is that the Socialist movement does not lead to Socialism. This is partly because of compromise and cowardice; but partly also because men have a dim indestructible respect for property, even in its disgusting disguise of modern monopoly. Therefore, instead of the intentional result, Socialism, we shall have the unintentional […]