Another in the long running series of dead economists explain the modern world. No, legislating maximum interest rates is a very silly idea.

This might provide us with a clue or two about the current state of government. There appears to be a link between the clarity of prose and effective management.

All that talk of resourcing and plan rollouts leads to this.

Of course, even clarity doesn’t stop some politicians from having very dumb ideas.

Slippery slope arguments are bad logic: they can still be true though.

It’s amazing what can be found out when a reporter picks up the telephone to ask a question or two.

And finally, the answer we’ve all been waiting for: why so few reporters do pick up the phone to ask a question or two.