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Financial thought crimes

Type: Think PiecesWritten by Deri Hughes | Monday 03 December 2012

The reforms to financial regulation that followed the 2008 crisis have been dead wrong, argues Deri Hughes. Interventionism and subsidies for established banks have choked competition and added even more layers of protection for established banks than existed before. The answer is to take the state out of the money and banking business.

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In praise of sprawl

Type: Think PiecesWritten by Deri Hughes | Tuesday 23 October 2012

Sprawl gets a bad rap, but, argues Deri Hughes, it's what people want. Government policy should stop trying to micromanage development and let people live in the houses they want.

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