It seems timely that so soon after the inauguration of a new US president we have the anniversary of the birth of one of the fathers of the American Revolution. Thomas Paine, born 29th January 1737, left Britain, a country riven with the corruption of class and monarchy, to helped to inspire the American colonies to revolution. A hero of reason, democracy and individuality.
Over 200 years later and here in the UK we are not citizens, but still the subjects of a tribal chieftain class, stained by the perversion of an unelected upper house.
explaining accelarating economic growth - ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Eric Crampton is an economist who co-wrote an essay arguing that eco...
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