Blog Review 618


This might well be the best example yet of how not to run a trial over free speech matters. More here and here.

On British governmental stupidity: the proposed Britishness day falls on different dates in England and Scotland.

An old quote but a fine one worth repeating. As another aside, it really depends upon your viewpoint, doesn't it?

Economic illiteracy does seem to be depressingly common, doesn't it?

On the 42 days legislation: which way to vote, for the leader or civil liberties? Another solution might be simply to have more police?

On the modern relevance of Hayek and why the welfare state might eat itself.

And finally, it's the rich who benefit from high European petrol prices.