Regulatory competence

There is a notable ‘Guardian’ article by Will Hutton on the the crashes of the Boeing 737 Max 8 and the pervasive capture of the American state by corporate interests, where he highlights the bonfire of regulations (where have we heard that before?) that has led to reductions of funding of the Federal Aviation Administration to… Read more

Corbyn’s Engagement

First, it is worth noting that the government is so divided that, at the eleventh hour, it has been forced to call upon the opposition for help. I suggest that indicates that the government and the Conservative Party have collapsed. The UK Prime Minister, who has been so intent on putting party before country, has… Read more

The Executive Unbound

I have just learned that Theresa May says she will not be bound by the indicative votes, about now, taking place in Parliament. Really? The Executive is not above the Legislature – in the UK constitution, it is part of it. And perhaps more importantly it is subject to it. The key to Legislature, which… Read more