Blog Review 717


Ed Balls has had a bright idea about teaching cooking in schools. This blog takes issue with the idea. In the comments, the reality of how such things actually work out. Perhaps it's not a bright idea then?

An amusing (if not quite accurate) thought. Possession of retail stores now has a negative value?

Did you realise that the housing market is like the mating market? No, not in the sense that household formation tends to follow experimental mating, but in that they are both self-reinforcing?

The real reason the bureaucracy objects to home education.

Quite so: there are no solutions, only trade offs.

Contrary to the thinking of many, we don't actually want politicians to have any policies.

And finally, lipstick, pigs and politicians.