Interesting Things 21/08/2018

A miscellany of recent interesting links:


Is Political Correctness Killing Entertainment?

Quote of the day…on the sugar tax

Samizdata quote of the day

Norms of Good Governance: Where Do They Come From?

The New McCarthyism: Blacklisting in Academia

The NHS as an elegant exposition of the failure of government

Antisemitism. This is Britain we’re supposed to be better than this.

Mary Celeste: What Actually happened Aboard the Notorious Ghost Ship

Jamie Oliver’s Cultural Appropriation of Jerk Rice

For thousands of years men just had to accept failure, and get on with life

Is it likely that alternative medicine works? The importance of prior probability

Sorry Plod, you’re on your own

Women don’t have penises

A Tad Stalinist – John McDonnell Insists Ex-Lehman Staff Can’t Have an Anniversary Party

Quite what anyone thinks we do in a market…..

Do You Have Free Will?

My Unpopular Opinion: There Are Too Many Mediocre Artists

It’s Called Acting for a Reason

Equality’s for the chosen few here on Animal Farm

The Effects Of Social Media On Children’s Literacy

If Universities Aren’t Producing The Workers Business Wants Then There’s No Economic Argument For Universities

Virtue-signalling is not unique to the left


Published by David Hadley

A Bloke. Occasionally points at ducks.

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