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Northampton sign sex-video keeper

Northampton Town sign goalkeeper Adam Smith, who was sacked by Leicester City for his part in a racist sex tape.

How Jeb Bush could get his 4% growth (for a few years, at least)

US presidential hopeful Jeb Bush says that, with the right policy reforms, the US can achieve 4% annual growth. As economic historian (and Adam Smith Institute Fellow) Anton Howes has pointed out, historically it’s very hard to sustain growth above 2% except when you’re catching up, either after a recession or as a poor country […]

Dominic Barton & Mark Wiseman: Focusing capital on the long term

In his 1759 work, The Theory of Moral Sentiments, Adam Smith wrote presciently about the interdependence between business and society. It is our belief that only a true focus on long-term value creation can maximise overall returns to...Show More Summary

Smith joins Wrexham from Halifax

FC Halifax Town forward Adam Smith becomes Wrexham's eighth signing of the close season.

Artificial Inquisition

Image Credit: Richard Greenhill and Hugo Elias of the Shadow Robot Company The discovery of America by Christopher Columbus in 1492 is unequivocally hailed as a turning point in world history. Political philosopher Adam Smith referred...Show More Summary

Leicester City Sacks Stars Following Orgy Investigation

2 weeks agoSports : Deadspin

Former Leicester City Football Club players Tom Hopper, Adam Smith and James Pearson can’t say they didn’t go out on top. LCFC announced today that each member of the trio—who infamously livened up the team’s “goodwill” visit to Thailand with an orgy filled with racist remarks —have had their contracts terminated. Read more...

Leicester City Release Players Involved in Thailand Sex Party Racism Scandal

Leicester City have sacked Tom Hopper, Adam Smith and James Pearson after an internal investigation. Their dismissals are in relation to last month's emergence of videos that appeared to show the trio engaging in sexual activity with...Show More Summary

Happy Birthday, Adam Smith: What the Misunderstood Philosopher Can Teach Us about Happiness, Benevolence, and Kindness

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Brain Pickings

"Man naturally desires, not only to be loved, but to be lovely; or to be that thing which is the natural and proper object of love."

Adam Smith Sympathizes with RNC Complaints About Koch Big Money

Every Voice: The massive political network of the billionaire Koch brothers has made a surprising new enemy: The Republican National Committee (RNC). “The RNC is now openly arguing, however, that the Kochs’ political operation is trying to control the Republican Party’s master … Continue reading ?

The world is not running out of resources after all, says new ASI monograph

The depletion of mineral reserves poses no serious threat to society, a new monograph published today by the Adam Smith Institute has concluded. “The No Breakfast Fallacy: Why the Club of Rome was wrong about us running out of resources” argues that outcries over resource availability from environmentalist groups are based on a misinterpretation of […]

Saturday assorted links

1. Why are university endowments large and risky? 2. Who cooked Adam Smith’s dinner? 3. Why do people feel different when they switch languages? 4. More on the Alice Goffman saga. 5. Are mega-journals the future of science?  A good commentary here.  And what motivates dinosaur science? 6. An NYT take on Wisconsin and tenure.  […]

What Can Adam Smith Teach Us About Tax Policy?

I have a new publication up at Libertarianism.org, a project of the Cato Institute. It examines the role that Adam Smith has played in influencing the public debate on tax policy in the last couple of centuries, and includes some critiques...Show More Summary

DC Sports Bog: Meet the guy in the O’s shirsey at Nats Park last night

Orioles Man pic.twitter.com/gmOVY6IT2RBy day, Adam Smith works in insurance in Old Town Alexandria. By night, he’s a wedding DJ who goes by the name of Smitty Gritty. On the weekends, he’s an avid golfer. And on Tuesday, he was the guy in an Orioles T-shirt prominently featured during much of the Nationals/Blue Jays game broadcast. Show More Summary

Adam Smith vs. Ayn Rand

In a 2011 CNN/Tea Party Express Republican Debate moderator Wolf Blitzer famously asked prominent libertarian Representative Ron Paul a "hypothetical question" about the soon-to-be-operational Obamacare: What should be done when a 30-year...Show More Summary

Leicester City Orgy Video: Three Players Film Themselves Being Racially Abusive to Thai Prostitutes During Weird Sex Romp (NSFW Video)

Leicester City FC are currently on a tour of Thailand as part of the Tourism Authority of Thailand’s “Amazing Thailand” campaign. Unfortunately for defender James Pearson, 22, striker Tom Hopper, 21, and keeper Adam Smith, 22, Thailand proved to be a little too amazing for their own good. While traveling with the team, the trio […]

Leicester City Soccer Stars’ Racist Porn Orgy Video: Thailand Sex Trip And Slurs Call For Footballers To Be Fired

A video showing an orgy reportedly featuring Leicester City players James Pearson, Tom Hopper, and Adam Smith has caused quite a stir online after it went public. A trip to Thailand was the background for what’s being called a racist orgy video after the three men visited Thailand during an end of season trip. Show More Summary

Leicester City Stars Film "Depraved" Thai Orgy Featuring Racial Slurs

last monthSports : Deadspin

Leicester City players James Pearson, Tom Hopper, and Adam Smith are under fire after video of a strange orgy during the team’s recent end-of-season trip to Thailand has made its way public. Read more...

Today is Tax Freedom Day

For the full press release, click here. This year’s Tax Freedom Day, the day when Britons stop working to pay their taxes and start earning for themselves, falls on 31st May, according to Adam Smith Institute calculations. The Adam Smith Institute estimates that Britons will work 150 days this year solely to pay their taxes. […]

RIP John Nash

In a Think Piece for the Adam Smith Institute, Vuk Vukovic pays tribute to the endlessly influential theorist John Nash: It is with great sorrow we hear that one of the greatest minds in human history died this weekend in a car crash with his wife while they were returning home from an airport. John Forbes Nash Jr., was widely known […]

Currency Politics

So, I guess we’re going to take Andrew Jackson off the 20-dollar bill and replace him with Harriet Tubman. Fine, fine. But now I’ve learned that Britain is going to boot Adam Smith from the 20-pound note (to be replaced by a “visual artist” to be named later). Um — maybe we can have Adam Smith on one of our bills?

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