Articles By Jamie Whyte
 
July/August 2015
Should it be illegal to expose people to damaging ideas?
 
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December 2014
The political battleground of New Zealand
 
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October 2013
According to the LSE, the last Labour government’s public spending “worked”. But the researchers came to this conclusion solely from a play on words
 
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December 2011
Harriet Harman's obsession with female-only quotas would only stricture the free market and ignores the realities of successful business
 
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July/August 2011
Ed says he loves your children as much as you do: a claim at once vacuous and disturbing
 
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May 2011
Under Cameron's "muscular liberalism", the distinction between what is the government's business and what is private citizens' business is to be dissolved
 
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January/February 2011
David Cameron's endorsement of Behavioural Economics will not make us all happier and is inconsistent with Tory values
 
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January/February 2011
The author of The Black Swan, so fashionable among credulous capitalists and gullible politicians, is by turns banal and bombastic
 
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June 2010
The neo-Canutists who invented the European single currency are still blind to its irremediable design faults
 
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March 2010
Why should we, as is de rigueur, believe the notion that all property is ultimately collective?
 
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December 2009
I'd rather have a meatier, hotter and smellier world then give up beefy pleasures in order to reduce cow flatulence
 
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November 2009
New Labour have not only eroded our liberty and destroyed the public finances - they've abused the English language too
 
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October 2009
The inventor of Red Toryism — said to have the ear of David Cameron — is totally confused about the welfare state and the markets
 
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September 2009
The Left is resurgent in the Labour Party, but its egalitarian agenda is utterly inconsistent
 
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June 2009
‘If teenagers want to pick up rubbish in parks or read to the blind, nothing prevents them — apart from red tape. Most do not do community work simply because they do not want to
 
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February 2009

‘The objection to pooftahs was indeed characteristic of Australians, even clever ones’

 
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January 2009
Talk of a new Great Depression is a bad case of inflationary linguistic hyperbole
 
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December 2008
The case for wealth redistribution is no stronger because Warren Buffett supports it
 
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About Jamie Whyte

Jamie Whyte is the author of Quack Policy: Abusing Science in the Cause of Paternalism (Institute of Economic Affairs). He is the former leader of ACT, a free-market political party in New Zealand.

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