The original motivation of Christine Desan may be indicative…

……and even probably many of us all and perhaps of some of society in general…Christine Desan in discussing her book said she initially “majored in religion and sociology of religion”. The book itself ‘Making Money: Coin, Currency, and the Coming of Capitalism’ is unfortunately expensive to buy but at least it is cheaper as a… Read more

This is what ‘prospering mightily’ actually looks like

For a few cheese exports – something I used to do: Austria– Meat, Cheese and foodstuffs containing animal ingredients, fish and fish products are prohibited.Belgium– Anything that requires veterinary control is prohibited therefore you cannot send here.Bulgaria– Can be shipped but additional Analysis and Quality Certificates required for customs.Croatia– Any shipment containing animal products are… Read more

The EU/GB agreement may not be approved before April – or ever…

Tony Connolly of the Irish Television network RTE has disclosed that the EU member states want to extend the Brexit agreement deadline from the end of February to some time in April. This could be of interest to Johnson, already seemingly throwing his weight around with regard to labour and tax laws, which he seems… Read more

‘Barefoot economics’

Was the intriguing summary of the ideas of a Chilean economist, Manfred Max-Neef, who I discover, sadly died in 2019. Our government could – should – learn a lot from these – particularly his fundamental value principle: The principles, you know, of an economics which should be are based in five postulates and one fundamental… Read more