Philip Booth

Philip Booth

The arguments for a basic income are as idealistic as they are simplistic. Its proponents are pursuing misguided ideals.

The new rules on annuites are radical – and welcome

Pope Francis should level his criticism at socialism and corporatism, not the free market, in his attempt to help the poor

The coalition government’s new levy on banks will be a levy on banks’ customers

The policies of Phillip Blond, David Cameron’s ‘philosopher king’, are confused and wooly