A woman with far too large teeth tells us she’s going to implement “wellbeing economics”. None of this fluffy growth or real income levels… or purchasing power. Nah! Real solid stuff like how we all “feel” about each other. It’s out of the pages of a book that includes stories
Last week Merkel leaned left and it worked. Truth be told, she had to. In any event, she managed to form a coalition government that’ll now (because it’s left of left) pursue certain policies which are … how do the Germans say it… verdammt dumm. But it’s not all bad news.
Ugly… and bad for your health. I was “lucky” enough to grow up looking at these in Johannesburg. Not these ones exactly, but they looked exactly the same. They were right outside my window and there wasn’t a day that passed when they didn’t look down on me like some
Intelligence is easily the most profound qualifier for why we humans rule planet earth. It’s also only the smallest percentage that makes all the difference. Consider that we share about 90% of our DNA with blimmin’ mice for goodness sake. And yet the differences couldn’t be starker. In fact, we
Take a look at any capitalist endeavour and you can be pretty damn sure something is being arbitraged. Time, competence, incompetence, skills, labour, taxation variances, speed of manufacturing, cost of manufacturing, speed of distribution, cost of distribution, distance, ease of business. The list is as endless as Charlie Sheen’s reasons
So Many Rights, So Little Understanding Sometimes when I sit down to share my thoughts with you I know I’m going to piss off a bunch of people. Today is one of those days. So if you’re bitterly hostile, suffer from low self esteem, have nihilistic tendencies, and offer to
Today you’re in for a treat. Jamie Keech, who joined our merry band of men here some months back, is uniquely positioned to bring much, much more to the table than I ever could when it comes to the commodity spectrum. It’s why, quite frankly, we wanted him. But aside
Hi there, Before we get started. Soooo… if you’re looking for seed capital let me know. I’ll put you in touch. Silent Wednesday? I’ve a friend who never works Wednesdays. It’s the middle of the week, he tells me. Why work when everyone else is? Fair point. And so this