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New Report: Migration and Development

The best international development policy would be to let in more workers from the third world in to work in Britain, according to a new paper from the Adam Smith Institute. Politicians should stop trying to save entire countries with foreign aid programmes and instead help their inhabitants by letting them move to developed countries, […]

Smith to lead, Wade, Boyce dropped from World T20 squad

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Peter Nevill, Ashton Agar and Adam Zampa will make their Twenty20 international debuts at the World T20 in India, while Steven Smith will replace Aaron Finch as captain

Theory, Football-Religion, and Metaphors

Adam Park Pondering the profundities of yesterday's Super Bowl and all its associated ballyhoo, I wiped the chicken wing sauce-dribble from my chin and thought of Mircea Eliade, J.Z. Smith, and the nature of metaphors. Not so much because the chicken wings, but because the "religion." Or, at least, what some might call religion. Show More Summary

Econ 210a Memo Question: Slavery and Serfdom

Week 4 Memo Assignment: Slavery and Serfdom: In his Wealth of Nations, Adam Smith confidently asserted that slavery was uneconomic–that in commercial society, manumission was the road to higher productivity because the carrot of working for yourself is much more efficient than the stick of being whipped by others. Show More Summary

The New Aristocrats: A cultural and economic analysis of the new virtue signalling

A new report, released today by the Adam Smith Institute, argues virtue signalling has made widely-held ideas like ‘keeping up with the Joneses’ and conspicuous consumption completely outdated. Rather than trying to one-up one another by buying Bentleys, Rolexes and fur coats, the modern social climber is more likely to try and show their ‘authenticity’ […]

The Radical, 18th-Century Scottish System for Paying for College

Adam Smith devoted a long section in The Wealth of Nations to explaining why the universities in his home country produced better teachers than Oxford.

Promo Spot Hits for SUICIDE SQUAD

Warner Bros. debuted a new 15 second (via Instagram) sort of TV spot for David Ayer's SUICIDE SQUAD, starring Will Smith, Jay Hernandez, Jared Leto, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Viola Davis, Adam Beach, Common, Ike Barinholtz, Joel Kinnaman, Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney, Scott Eastwood, Cara Delevingne, and Raymond Olubowale. Show More Summary

Cosmic Evolution: The Known, the Unknown, and the Unknowable

In many of my posts over the years, I have defended an evolutionary classical liberalism, which I see as a tradition of thought that stretches from David Hume and Adam Smith to Herbert Spencer and Charles Darwin and to Friedrich Hayek and Matt Ridley. Show More Summary

Jeff Weintraub on Adam Smith's Conceptual Sleight-of-Hand: Today's Economic History

Jeff Weintraub (20130: [Adam Smith's conceptual sleight-of-hand on exchange, cooperation, and the foundations of social order](http://jeffweintraub.blogspot.com/2013/07/adam-smiths-conceptual-sleight-of-hand.html): "This was a response to one section of a post by Brad DeLong containing Snippets: Smith, Marx, Solow: Shoebox... Show More Summary

Death of the Shareholder and the Rise of the CEO Paymachine

By Mark Blessington In Adam Smith's day, investment of personal savings into business drove economic growth. Most economic activity back then involved small local companies, and nearly all of them relied on individual investor capital for formation and growth. Show More Summary

'Suicide Squad' Trailer is HERE!!!

Warner Bros. Pictures has finally released the new trailer for David Ayer's "Suicide Squad" starring Will Smith, Jay Hernandez, Jared Leto, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Viola Davis, Adam Beach, Common, Ike Barinholtz, Joel Kinnaman, Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney, Scott Eastwood, Cara Delevingne, and Raymond Olubowale. Show More Summary

New Poster for 'Suicide Squad' is HERE!

Warner Bros. Pictures has released a new poster for David Ayer's "Suicide Squad" starring Will Smith, Jay Hernandez, Jared Leto, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Viola Davis, Adam Beach, Common, Ike Barinholtz, Joel Kinnaman, Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney, Scott Eastwood, Cara Delevingne, and Raymond Olubowale. Show More Summary

Buccaneers expected to hire OC Dirk Koetter as new head coach, per report

Koetter is expected to be promoted after the team let go of Lovie Smith. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are expected to hire Dirk Koetter to be its new head coach, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Koetter has been a name on the rise for some time, and this will be his first gig as head coach in the NFL. Show More Summary

Open Thread: Jeb Bush, Looking to Reduce the Surplus Population

There's something poetic about naming your plan to end federal food stamps after your billionaire-funded super PAC. https://t.co/eCQQeATGXK — Adam Smith (@asmith83) January 8, 2016 Ironic that Jeb reveals a plan to gut social programs one day after getting $10 million from a guy who got an $85 billion government bailout — read the article […]

David Ayer Talks 'Suicide Squad' Plus New Photo Released

USA Today posted an exclusive first look at director David Ayer's "Suicide Squad" which stars Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Viola Davis, Joel Kinnaman, Jai Courtney, Cara Delevingne, Adam Beach, Karen Fukuhara, Jay Hernandez,...Show More Summary

NFL Rumors: Latest on Mike Smith, Tom Coughlin and Jim Caldwell

The first domino has fallen in the NFL's coaching carousel. Adam Gase will be the next head coach of the Miami Dolphins. Now, the attention turns to some other notable vacancies. Tom Coughlin resigned as the New York Giants' head coach, but a division rival might be swooping in to sign him. Show More Summary

Georgia Tech upsets No. 4 Virginia to hand Cavaliers second straight loss

ATLANTA -- Quinton Stephens, Adam Smith and Nick Jacobs each scored 16 points and Georgia Tech won its biggest ACC game under fifth-year coach Brian Gregory, a 68-64 upset of No. 4 Virginia on Saturday.The loss was a rare second in a...Show More Summary

Georgia Tech deals No. 4 Virginia second loss in a row

Quinton Stephens, Adam Smith and Nick Jacobs each scored 16 points for the Jackets.        

Giants to interview former Falcons coach Mike Smith

The Giants are casting a wide net in their search to replace Tom Coughlin, and are looking at another veteran option. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Former Falcons coach Mike Smith will interview with the Giants Monday. Smith did a good job building the Falcons into perennial playoff contenders, winning 56 games in his…

A Garden of One’s Own: Suggestions for development in the Metropolitan Green Belt

For the full press release, click here.  London must build on low quality Green Belt spaces around existing commuter infrastructure to solve its housing crisis, according to a new paper from the Adam Smith Institute. Building on 20,000 acres of the Metropolitan Green Belt (roughly 3.7%) would create room for the 1m new homes needed, […]

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