Eight Links

First and not least, this from Ryan Avent is essential reading on our economic morass. Because apparently five years of articles saying “this sucks!” is still not enough to fix our problems.

  1. The power of data to predict elections: terrifying and wonderful: How Twitter can predict an election
  2. The ECB (née Bundesbank), font and matrix of European Fascism: The Centre Cannot Hold?
  3. Flip Chart Rick: Can the NHS survive?
  4. Roger Scrutton: Is democracy overrated?
  5. Alex Harrowell: Nigel Farage is right. Far right. But also, right.
  6. Tim Fenton: What They’re Not Telling You
  7. Bezos’ billions doing good – How to Make a Clock Run for 10,000 Years