Notes & Thoughts
One of my top sources for economic insight is a blog written by an avowed Marxist. Why would a Marxian weblog appeal to anyone with conservative and capitalist leanings? In short, the blog in question’s number-crunching and power index calculations are opinions that should not be dismissed. If there is anything to be dismissed aboutContinue reading “Economic Imperialism”
A taxidermist in Inverness-shire makes sporrans from roadkill. Such examples of extreme entrepreneurship shall see Britain through Covid-19 and our Brexit departure. I see even the French are already piling their money into UK property in anticipation of Britain becoming a safe haven in an increasingly turbulent world. Expect there to follow capital flows fromContinue reading “Covid & Aliens”
Down the track to our remote home in Venezuela we see a dust cloud rising and the distant form of a moving vehicle. I ready the dogs while El Colombiano – our old stalwart finca hand – dutifully fetches his rifle. My mother in law orders the kids inside the house and my wife grabsContinue reading “Venezuela’s Calm Before the Storm”
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