On the Jeremy Vine Show on BBC Radio 2 the other day there was a conversation about how we are going to recover from the economic stagnation as a result of lockdown. One of the suggestions was a Registration and Road Tax scheme for cyclists. The random member of the public who proposed this (we… Continue reading Cyclists – registration and taxation
Asteroids and comets: a common good
The planet needs to decide who asteroids and comets belong to, because I don’t think they belong to the first person to send a rocket up to collect them. And, if we try to have that discussion after the mining of space has made Earth’s first trillionaire, then it will be just too late. That… Continue reading Asteroids and comets: a common good
Paying the Disabled Less
Disabled people should be paid less for a job until they learn a workaround and can match other employees on productivity. This is not a judgement on their moral worth, but their economic one. It's a good thing.