Blog Review 714


We're told endlessly that we need more regulation of the financial sector. But is this really true, given the failures of the regulators in the recent past? More here.

This is where the tax money goes....aren't you proud

Is it possible that the value of EU membership is zero? Or even negative?

An excellent essay on drugs and the war upon them. Some will choke at the idea that a truly responsible attitude to drugs would lead us to saying yes to taking them in some circumstances.

It can be difficult to tell which piece comes from The Onion and which is satire at times.

We have juries in criminal trials for a reason, a very good one as it happens.

And finally, Lee Jasper's new idea.