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More on Malthus

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If you don’t wish to take my word on Malthus, here’s a snippet from Econlib’s excellent encyclopedia entry that I’ve just stumbled upon:<blockquote class=...

Don’t let be misunderstood: Malthus edition

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Poor Thomas Malthus. Has there ever been a more maligned and misunderstood figure in the history of economics? With depressingly few exceptions, both his cri...

The sardonic Adam Smith

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In reality high profits tend much more to raise the price of work than high wages. [...]In raising the price of commodities the rise of wages operates in the...

Rhino poaching… Hope on the horizon?

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A few months ago, I discussed the staggering increase in rhino poaching that is plaguing Southern Africa. According to the Dept. of Environmental Affairs, a ...

Earth Hour: Sending the right message?

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In the build up to this year’s Earth Hour, humourless critics were once again up in arms about the fact that turning off the lights for one hour would have a...