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What Is It With The French Ruling Classes And Bad Economics?

ONE of the things that grates, now that we have to share this EU system of government with them, is the way in which the French ruling classes seem not to have the first clue about economics:

In a rare alliance, France’s ruling Socialist Party and the opposition UMP Party approved a new bill banning the company and other online retailers from shipping discounted books for free. It comes in the form of an amendment to a 32-year-old law that sets the value of new books at fixed prices.

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Posted: 22nd, October 2013 | In: Money | Comment

Bloggers’ Bash 2010 And Drinks At Adam Smith Institute

ANORAK’S pal Tim Worstall and one-time breakfast date Guido are speaking at the Adam Smith Institute. Fancy it?

Dear blogger,

On Thursday, 29th April, we will be holding our annual Bloggers’ Bash.
Details are as follows:

Bloggers’ Bash 2010
A plague on all their houses?

Paul Staines—Guido Fawkes’ blog
Tim Worstall—It is all obvious or trivial except…
Perry de Havilland—

29th April 2010, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Plentiful beers & lagers will be served
23 Great Smith Street, London, SW1P 3BL

Be there…

Posted: 11th, April 2010 | In: Reviews | Comments (2)