Jamie Whyte

Jamie Whyte

“Amazon’s puff for On Freedom says that Sunstein takes a “pathbreaking” approach to the subject. In fact, confounding ability with freedom is an old mistake”

“Francis Green and David Kynaston do not like private schools. They think the government should do something to stop children attending them. Why? You already know the answer.”

Paul Dolan’s Happy Ever After frustratingly fails to address obvious questions about our idea of happiness

Should it be illegal to expose people to damaging ideas?

The political battleground of New Zealand

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

Harriet Harman’s obsession with female-only quotas would only stricture the free market and ignores the realities of successful business

Ed says he loves your children as much as you do: a claim at once vacuous and disturbing

Under Cameron’s “muscular liberalism”, the distinction between what is the government’s business and what is private citizens’ business is to be dissolved

David Cameron’s endorsement of Behavioural Economics will not make us all happier and is inconsistent with Tory values