Within 10 years Meta may be providing a Metaverse that can host the
workplace, marketplace, schools etc.. Will government intervene or
will the UK be used as a guinea pig?
The culture wars are not a battle between generations. This article
explains how we are being bamboozled by powerful interests.
Effect of Brexit
Has Brexit affected the UK economy in 2021? Were the economic
predictions of the OBR etc. correct?
China is the new superpower and does not recognise Western values. All
the signs are that it will be ascendant.
Migration and UK Wages
What Brexit has exposed is that those who believed that open borders
were making workers poorer were correct.
How big a problem is population growth? Is the failure to address
population growth the reason why young people have a bleak future?
The origins of the UK energy crisis analysing the production, supply
and demand for natural gas and LNG.
A clear example of bias by our national broadcaster.
Yet no-one lifts a finger to stop it.
Pensioner bashing and sexism. An analysis of inequality in the United
Kingdom by gender, age and race.
Why can't we buy Greek yogurt?
Where have all the lorries gone?
Future of the UK
What will the UK look like in 10 years time? Will Northern Ireland and
Scotland vote to leave? The opinion polls and constituency changes
suggest NI will leave.
Praise of Trade
Starting a small business is a daring and skillful venture. Although
sixty percent of employment is in small and medium sized enterprises
our broadcasters and teachers ignore trade as something vaguely dirty
and beneath them. Why?
UK EU Trade Negotiations
There is a very large balance of payments current account deficit with
the EU of £119 billion in 2019. This deficit is dangerous for the long
term health of the UK economy and suggestions are made for any trade
deal with the EU
Essential COVID19 Information
COVID19 has been with us for all of 2020. This article explains the
current restrictions then explores how such a large outbreak occurred
in the UK, how the virus was released, and perhaps created in China,
and the hopes for a vaccine.
Google Shadow Banning
The "Great Barrington Declaration" is a declaration by some scientists
that argues for opening up the economy as a priority during the
COVID19 pandemic. I was shocked to discover that Google is
shadow banning the Great Barrington Declaration, they are decreasing
its visibility on searches and increasing the visibility of articles
that oppose it.
David Attenborough and Prince William have just announced the
Earthshot Prizes of £1 million each, five times a year. Who should get