We hear, incessantly, about why the banking system doesn't work: less often do we hear about why central banking doesn't work.
Those Australian bush fires: hot enough to melt metal.
As ever there's a tension between good politics and good economics and, sadly, the economics ain't winning.
Migration may in fact be a problem: all the skilled people are leaving.
Isn't it wonderful having a Home Secretary with such a cavalier attitude to the use of taxpayers' money. And, of course, there is more.
Incentives do matter but only up to a point.
And finally, more Top Gear.