COVID-19 has triggered the debate for Universal Basic Income – but is it the way forward?

30 million in the USA. 6.5 million in the UK. Over a million in Spain. 195 million projected worldwide. I’m talking about job loss and almost all of them have or will have been lost due to the spread of the novel Coronavirus. Continue reading COVID-19 has triggered the debate for Universal Basic Income – but is it the way forward?

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Coronavirus is just the thing Neo-Marxists are looking for

We’re probably sick to death of the eleven letter word on our screens, in our conversations and ruining our lives. But for a particular group of mostly economically ‘progressive’ individuals, it’s the saving grace for society and the opportunity for a complete communistic overhaul of all of our classical institutions and fundamental way of life in the west. Continue reading Coronavirus is just the thing Neo-Marxists are looking for

Why attitudes about billionaires need to change in western politics (Rant)

The political rhetoric used by the left wing has taken a new approach. Both in the UK and the USA, parties have been making the case for increasing taxes on the rich because ‘monster’ billionaires and ‘crony capitalists’ are responsible for wealth inequality. It is personally an assumption I have never understood. Continue reading Why attitudes about billionaires need to change in western politics (Rant)

Could Jeremy Corbyn’s ‘moral’ ideas help the country? – A policy review

Mr Corbyn. Hailed by many as the virtuous and morally influential saviour of our great nation. But, is he? He has also been submerged in waves of scrutiny for his socialist policies, arguably undemocratic conduct and his questionable ‘extremist’ links. Continue reading Could Jeremy Corbyn’s ‘moral’ ideas help the country? – A policy review

Socialism – is it the way forward?

With big proponents of socialism, such as Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Jeremy Corbyn, rising in popularity, we can begin to question whether a ‘true socialist’ society would be mutually beneficial to everyone. The idea of financial equality and prosperity across the board with a, more or less, eliminated poverty line sounds absolutely fantastic, doesn’t it? Continue reading Socialism – is it the way forward?

Free market or socialised healthcare? The compelling case for a capitalist style system

I am not bashing the NHS but it is good to look at alternative views. When it comes to healthcare, the classic case that has been made (and I think so far it rings true) is that there are three specific criteria when judging a healthcare system. Continue reading Free market or socialised healthcare? The compelling case for a capitalist style system