Philip Booth

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Name: Philip Booth
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Will Barry Island Pleasure Park ride again?

BARRY Island Pleasure Park is closing down after a travelling funfair announced it will not return to the iconic fairground next season.Gates to the seaside fair are locked and the site will stand derelict as no new showmen have so far been found to take ... [Published Barry and District News - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Friday Fun: Comments and chronology on The Great Sonny Rollins Jazz Satire Blowup of 2014 [Confessions of a Science Librarian]

Is jazz satire possible? Can it possibly be funny or even relevant? This question is more immediate and pressing that you would normally imagine in the wake of serial controversies in the jazz world. It all began at the end of July when The New Yorker ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

How will Scottish independence affect the average Brit?

Scottish independence could have profound implications for Brits, with many concerned about the future of the Great British pound and national debtWith the Scottish referendum fast approaching, how a Yes vote might affect the average Brit is an increasingly ... [Published European CEO - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Economists warn of Scotland collapse

In Is This Plan B? Angus Armstrong and Monique Bell of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) argue that Scotland would be given a “junk rating” by international markets if it reneges on its share of current UK national debt, a ... [Published Economia - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Net Neutrality? Yes. Title II? No.

Whoever is responsible for and best at enforcing it, net neutrality had this going for it: it was a relatively stable, relatively open playing-field for competition…. [T]he fact that companies tried to get around it via copyright protection privileges ... [Published Acton Commentary - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Invesco's Greenwood, Newton's Morrissey & Bootle call for EU referendum

Over 20 leading economists have called for 'substantial change' in the UK’s relationship with the EU, backing calls for an In/Out referendum.The 20 signed a letter, published in the Daily Telegraph , marking the launch of Economists for Britain, led by ... [Published Citywire - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

A reduction in the number of police forces will increase efficiency

The successful restructuring of Scotland's police forces provides a model for England and Wales SIR – A report by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary some years ago found Britain’s current set-up of 43 police forces unsuited to the 21st centur ... [Published Telegraph - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Journalists Vent After USA Today Newsroom Layoffs

-0400Layoffs hit USA Today on Wednesday, the first major cuts since owner Gannett split off its publishing business.The job cuts, first reported by Jim Romenesko , ended up eliminating between 60 and 70 employees. Roughly half of those came from the editorial ... [Published Mashable - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Think-tank mocks FCA for trying to create 'perfect' market

The Institute for Economic Affairs has mocked the way the FCA designs policy, accusing it of using an “A-Level economics textbook” in an effort to create a “perfect market”.Giving evidence to the Treasury select committee yesterday, IEA editorial and ... [Published Fund Strategy - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Treatment of Financial Services Consumers

03 September 2014Treasury Committee holds evidence session on Wednesday 3 September at 2.45pm in the Grimond Room, Portcullis HouseWitnessesSue Lewis, Chair, Financial Services Consumer PanelGillian Guy, Chief Executive Officer, Citizens AdviceProfessor ... [Published United Kingdom Parliament - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Uber Wars. The Ban Menace, by Alberto Mingardi

The BBC reports that Uber has been banned in Germany by a Frankfurt court: A court in Frankfurt ruled that the firm lacked the necessary legal permits to operate under German law.It has emerged that the firm was told last week that it could no longer ... [Published EconLog - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Breaking news: Syfy premieres Booth Brother’s ‘Dead Still’ on October 6 2014

The Syfy Channel ’s ’31 Days of Halloween’ will be a wild and wicked ride this year. Among other ferocious films showing for Halloween is “Dead Still.”The Booth Brothers , indie filmmakers who have specialized in horror and paranormal documentaries for ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 26 2014]

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Confusion at Conference as Senior UKIP Members ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 26 2014]
Economists say Ukip's immigration cap will dama... [Published City A.M. - Sep 26 2014]
Will Barry Island Pleasure Park ride again? [Published Barry and District News - Sep 25 2014]
Friday Fun: Comments and chronology on The Grea... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Sep 19 2014]
How will Scottish independence affect the avera... [Published European CEO - Sep 17 2014]
Economists warn of Scotland collapse [Published Economia - Sep 17 2014]
Net Neutrality? Yes. Title II? No. [Published Acton Commentary - Sep 10 2014]
Invesco's Greenwood, Newton's Morrissey & Bootl... [Published Citywire - Sep 09 2014]
A reduction in the number of police forces will... [Published Telegraph - Sep 09 2014]
Think-tank mocks FCA for trying to create 'perf... [Published Fund Strategy - Sep 04 2014]
OBITUARY: Bernard Evans, Newquay [Published The Cornishman - Sep 04 2014]
Journalists Vent After USA Today Newsroom Layoffs [Published Mashable - Sep 03 2014]
Treatment of Financial Services Consumers [Published United Kingdom Parliament - Sep 03 2014]
Uber Wars. The Ban Menace, by Alberto Mingardi [Published EconLog - Sep 02 2014]
How might a currency change affect UK? [Published BBC - Aug 31 2014]
Breaking news: Syfy premieres Booth Brother’s ‘... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 26 2014]
FT Claim Businesses Would Leave Post-Brexit Bri... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 19 2014]
If you want a lesson in how not to run an econo... [Published The Coffee House | Politics and News Discussion ... - Aug 14 2014]
Philip Booth on Thomas Piketty, by Scott Sumner [Published EconLog - Jul 14 2014]
Gary Becker's Unlibertarian Immigration Policy ... [Published REASON Online - May 05 2014]
Gary Becker's Unlibertarian Immigration Policy ... [Published Hit & Run - May 05 2014]
Call to raise state pension age to 68 within ne... [Published Telegraph - Jan 09 2014]
Money can indeed buy you happiness [Published Topnews.in - Jan 16 2012]
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Confusion at Conference as Senior UKIP Members ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 26 2014]
After UKIP economics spokesman Patrick O’Flynn unveiled what Ukip sources are dubbing the ‘Theresa May tax’ on luxury goods in a speech today, other senior party members immediately moved to alternately confirm and deny whether the policy would be ...
Friday Fun: Comments and chronology on The Grea... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Sep 19 2014]
Is jazz satire possible? Can it possibly be funny or even relevant? This question is more immediate and pressing that you would normally imagine in the wake of serial controversies in the jazz world. It all began at the end of July when The New Yorker ...
Uber Wars. The Ban Menace, by Alberto Mingardi [Published EconLog - Sep 02 2014]
The BBC reports that Uber has been banned in Germany by a Frankfurt court: A court in Frankfurt ruled that the firm lacked the necessary legal permits to operate under German law.It has emerged that the firm was told last week that it could no longer ...
FT Claim Businesses Would Leave Post-Brexit Bri... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 19 2014]
An article in yesterday's Financial Times (FT) claiming that American banks are planning to move some of their activities to Dublin in the event of a British exit from the EU has been dismissed as “poorly briefed rubbish” and “wholly spurious”. ...
Philip Booth on Thomas Piketty, by Scott Sumner [Published EconLog - Jul 14 2014]
I recently did a post where I expressed skepticism about this claim by Thomas Piketty: In my view, there is absolutely no doubt that the increase of inequality in United States contributed to the nation's financial instability. The reason is simple: ...
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