Rage against the BMAchine

Posted on 18 November 2015 by Gareth Williams

With the Trade Union Bill grinding its way to the upper house, it is worth noting that the majority of British trade unions today can barely organise a pissup in the proverbial brewery, let alone meaningfully compromise the nation’s economy as they could 40 years ago. At worst, even the most effective can occasionally inconvenience
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Coding Obamacare

Posted on 20 June 2015 by Gareth Williams

Irrespective of the outcome of the latest round of litigation, The ACA or “Obamacare” is neither the catastrophe its critics predicted nor the unmitigated success some of its supporters now herald. Partly, this is a function of its Herculean objectives. It aimed to increase coverage and competition while reducing costs; goals which were not only
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