Spurious figures based on outdated measures are still published, causing regular bouts of national gloom.
Humans do not always make rational choices.
This week in the media, from what the Bank of England knew to the return of secondary moderns – and my fake gardening news.
You don’t question the credentials of somebody like that or their understanding of the rules.
The week in media, from the pound plummet to the Guardian’s mea culpa and my Trump nightmare.
David Cameron is remarkably adept at getting out of trouble.
Plus Daily Mail euphemisms, ignoring Bernie Sanders’s success, and a councillor’s righteous rage.
Peter Wilby’s First Thoughts column.
Jones is excellent on how the state, supposedly rolled back, has just changed its nature so that, as big as ever, it has become a creature of capital, controlled by the corporate sector.