Tag archive for ‘government’
By Tristan Fischer On Sunday, January 1st, 2017
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Corruption and Wealth – how they correlate by country

As expected, corruption is bad for wealth.  History Future Now was researching for an article and needed some data to cross reference.  One was the correlation between the GPD per capita – which is the More...

By Tristan Fischer On Wednesday, December 12th, 2012
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Who benefits from our increased social fragmentation?

Cable television and satellite radio stations have been praised for providing greater choice and criticised for the fragmentation of our societies.  New social media apps and websites allow this choice/fragmentation More...

By Tristan Fischer On Saturday, August 11th, 2012
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Renewable energy: victim of subsidy discrimination?

Why does renewable energy get criticised for receiving subsidies that are far smaller than subsidies and expenditure on other sectors of the economy?  History, Future. Now. examines why this bias exists from a More...

By historyfuturenow On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012
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How the old rob the young and how the young support their crime

Niall Ferguson, the impossibly handsome economics history professor linked to Harvard and Oxford Universities and author of Empire, Colossus, Civilisation etc, is in the news at the moment for his 2012 Reith lectures More...