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Economics > Doing the right thing

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Drowning in university work here, so no time for any blog posts. In the meantime, read this article by Gernot Wagner, who has a new book out explaining why e...

Facts vs Beliefs (George Monbiot edition)

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When the facts, I change my mind. What do you do, sir?  - Apocryphally attributed to John Maynard Keynes A criticism often leveled at environmenta...

Homeopathic A&E

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Following Monday’s post, which touched on the murky world of alternative medicine… South African comedian, Warren Robertson links to a brilliant Mitchell and...

Quote of the day - Consensus

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Reading through the comments on a YouTube video is normally enough to make you despair for humanity. Every now and again, however, you come across some gold....

Rhino horn! Homeopathy! Psychics!

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A few weeks ago, the South African government announced that it was appointing a team to reconsider the ban on the trade in rhino horn. In short, the idea is...