At school everyone knew someone who told lies. Massive lies. If your dad had a new car their dad had a helicopter. If your dad had new job their dad was James Bond If you went to Tenerife, they had been to Elevenerife. If you went to Belmont you didn’t last long with that kind… Read More Could Donald Trump really force us to allow US healthcare companies to take over the NHS? Or is it bullshit?
The Institute of Fiscal Studies has commissioned Sir Angus Deaton to lead a review of growing inequality in the UK https://www.ifs.org.uk/inequality/ The press have got very excited about this, and rightly so – what could be more exciting than a 2 year study mixing economics with epidemiology? Just think of the graphs! https://news.sky.com/story/suicide-drug-abuse-and-alcoholism-linked-to-more-middle-aged-deaths-than-heart-disease-11719426 https://www.theguardian.com/inequality/2019/may/14/britain-risks-heading-to-us-levels-of-inequality-warns-top-economist?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other For… Read More Rising inequality, Income, Life Expectancy and Angus Deaton.