A Link to the Past 12/10/2013
(Photo: Casey Marshall)
Here are a selection of interesting articles over the past month.
Paul Dacre (The Guardian): Why is the left obsessed by the Daily Mail?
James Delingpole (Telegraph): Gosh, what could possibly be responsible for the shocking rise in energy prices?
Guido Fawkes (order-order): Diane Abbott’s frontbench greatest hits
Niall Ferguson (Huffington Post): Krugtron the Invincible (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3)
Chris Hallquist (Less Wrong): A voting puzzle, some political science, and a nerd failure mode
Allister Heath (Telegraph): Ed Miliband has shown he knows nothing about business or the economy
Dan Hodges (Telegraph): Ed Miliband and the strange case of the vanishing Blairites
Peter Hitchens (Mail on Sunday): Mehdi Hasan – the man who makes me feel shy, retiring and modest
Christopher Snowdon (Velvet Glove, Iron Fist): Plain packs: longer transaction times, more mistakes, higher costs
Iain Stewart MP (Conservative Home): The official evidence showed minimum alcohol pricing doesn’t work – I hope you all noticed!
Mark Wallace (Conservative Home): Ed Balls pledges yet more spending – funded with cash he’s already promised to use on ten other things
I’d also like to thank The Free Society for sharing my article on Ralph Miliband and the state of political debate.
PhD Comics are also running a funny short series entitled Post-Doctor Who.
The tweet of the month is a take on the wrangling between President Obama and congressional Republicans:
Finally, my favourite video was the Honest Trailer of After Earth, by Screen Junkies: