Tag: Capitalism

A free-market perspective on the environment

Here is a presentation I made today to university students, featuring 'public goods', externalities, possible solutions to the problems of climate change - and how market forces can help to save the planet. I also have a pop at claims that tackling climate change requires a reduction in inequality, having fewer children, attacking big corporations, … Continue reading A free-market perspective on the environment

‘Could Covid-19 vanquish neoliberalism?’ – a response to Thomas Fazi

The coronavirus crisis has reinvigorated some old debates about the role of the state and the pros and cons of free-market capitalism. Many of the new contributions from all sides have been insightful and constructive. Some, unfortunately, have not. One of the latter is a recent piece by Thomas Fazi, ‘Could Covid-19 vanquish neoliberalism?’, published … Continue reading ‘Could Covid-19 vanquish neoliberalism?’ – a response to Thomas Fazi