Category Archives: Economic Confidence

Trustworthy Voices

The eighteenth century gave us lots of things – like Mozart and the steam engine and the guillotine – but it also gave us modern democracies. Monarchies would no longer do. Thanks to Rousseau and others, there was new talk of … Continue reading

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What Moves What

No polling firm has ever called here and asked questions. And probably no one knows anyone who has been called by these firms, so maybe they make it all up – three bored guys in a back room deciding how … Continue reading

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