Welfare Reform and ME/CFS


(The word ‘parasitic’ is frequently used to describe all sorts of people and behaviour from benefit claimants to tax havens.  So it seemed appropriate to ask an expert. The interview began by asking a retired parasitologist for a definition of a parasite.  … Continue reading

Increasing the sum of global well-being should be the over-arching and ultimate motivation for every politician and policy.


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Unregulated markets do not make people ‘Happy’. By Sue Davies One of David Cameron’s more risible policies has been to ask the ONS (Office of National Statistics) to gather data on the UK’s happiness.  Not laughable because of gathering information … Continue reading