That great Victorian journalist, Walter Bagehot, wasn't just a luminous, irreverent writer of exceptional depth and breadth, but all he wrote was grounded in his understanding of human nature. Hence, 137 years after his death, his timeless ... Irish Independent, 2 months ago
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Walter Bagehot, in his 1867 book, "The English Constitution," famously described the key to a lasting monarchy as mystery and obfuscation. "Above all things our royalty is to be reverenced, and if you begin to poke about it you cannot reverence it," he wrote.NDTV, 2 months ago
By Terence Netto Retired civil engineer Koon Yew Yin possesses an instinctive understanding of Walter Bagehot's aphorism that To the rich, poverty is an anomaly. They can't understand why those who want dinner don't ring the bell. The famous ...Klse I3investor.com, 2 weeks ago
Do you want to be in my gang? David Cameron and the government benches during Prime Minister's Questions (image: PA Wire) Throw away Bagehot. Pick up Sergeant. That is my advice to anyone who wishes to understand the driving force now in British ...Standpoint Magazine, 3 days ago
Tweet [embedded content] Tweet [embedded content] Mike Bartlett's verse play King Charles III, which finished an extended run at Wyndham's Theatre in London this past January, stages a near-future crisis for King Charles III. Parliament has put ...Free-i-News, 1 week ago
Brendan Brown writes: We all know about Milton Friedman's money helicopter idiom and how President Obama's architect in chief of Quantitative Easing used it to justify his Great Monetary Experiment. Less well known is Friedman's idiom about daylight ...Market Oracle, 2 weeks ago
(Illustration: Wesley Bedrosian) This book review appears in the Winter 2015 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Subscribe here . The Shifts and the Shocks:What Weve Learned—and Have Still to Learn—From the Financial Crisis By ...American Prospect, 2 weeks ago
By The author is a guest columnist for Reuters Breakingviews. The opinions expressed are his own. Since the turn of this century, the fast-growing BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) have been much hyped on Wall Street. Yet ...Reuters UK, 3 weeks ago
Theyre certainly coming thick and fast, aren't they, accusations and findings of rate and market rigging in the financial markets? Weve had foreign exchange, precious metals, at least two rigging scandals about Libor and here comes the next one. An ...Forbes.com, 3 weeks ago
National Security and Double Government By Michael J. Glennon Oxford University Press, $29.95, 272 pages It seems ages ago now, but there really was a time when some civil libertarians held out hope for Barack Obama's presidency. If elected, ...Cato Institute, 3 weeks ago
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