“Divestment is deeply misguided. At best, it has no effect on share prices. At worst, it transfers wealth to less scrupulous investors who benefit by paying less for oil stocks,” Sam Bowman, deputy director at free market think tank the Adam Smith Institute, told City A.M.
Senior Fellow at the Adam Smith Institute, Tim Worstall, was interviewed by BBC World Service on whether or not Britain should pay Jamaica reparations for past slavery. He argued there was no legal or economic justification for it.
Listen to the full discussion here. (Tim starts 03:16)