Kristian Niemietz

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Wednesday, 16 September 2020

It’s still the economy, stupid - capitalism is part of the culture war

In April this year, Daniel Hannan predicted a truce in the culture wars. His reasoning was perfectly logical. Culture war issues …

By Kristian Niemietz

Wednesday, 13 May 2020

Markets work: Entrepreneurial ingenuity is flourishing in the face of adversity

In three weeks’ time, I am going to go to a beer festival, which I am already looking forward to. Twelve different breweries, from ten different countries, will …

By Kristian Niemietz

Friday, 22 February 2019

Long history of far left hailing catastrophic socialist experiments

“Venezuela is seriously conquering poverty by emphatically rejecting Neo Liberal (sic) policies”, wrote Jeremy Corbyn in 2015. “As with Cuba …

By Kristian Niemietz

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Trendy socialism leads straight to the Gulag

Last week, Goldsmith University’s LGBTQ+ Society sent out a string of tweets defending the Soviet Union’s Gulag system. The Gulags, …

By Kristian Niemietz

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Corbyn's 'maximum wage' is economic madness

The interesting thing about the Corbyn phenomenon is that while neither his personal nor his party’s poll ratings suggest that …

By Kristian Niemietz

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Fixing the airport bottleneck is crucial for the UK economy

“The Government continues to support the development of a third runway at Heathrow […] Demand at Heathrow is now far …

By Kristian Niemietz