An interesting thought, that our political system is reverting to something very much like that extant in the early part of the 18th century.
Ignorance of economics is no crime, but perhaps attempting to influence public policy when so ignorant ought to be?
A useful example of such ignorance.
Not economics, rather a more basic point about liberty. The draft, whether it's for the military or for "community" purposes is profoundly illiberal.
A satirical site seems to have understood the Home Secretary better than all of the mainstream papers.
Untangling the details of economic growth pre-Industrial Revolution.
And finally, bears and woods.