Tim Harford (Undercover Economist, guest blogger, statistical superhero) has a new show on BBC Radio 4, called Pop Up Economics: well-told tales about the dismal science. The inaugural episode (MP3) is a beautiful parable about innovation and invention.
GB News is a right-wing British disinfotainment network along the lines of OAN or NewsMax in the United States. The newsreader in this clip can barely hold his glee as he announces the results of a Brexit sentiment poll. His smug elation comes to a screeching halt when he sees the latest results on his monitor. In… READ THE REST
Liz Truss has won the U.K. Conservatives' internal leadership ballot and will become Prime Minister tomorrow. Her win over rival Rishi Sunak, though, turned out to be much closer than the wipeout that early polls had expected—the closest Conservative leadership election this century, in fact. This might suggest that the abstract idea of a young… READ THE REST
Londoner Eric Taylor says he's now been stopped twice by police on the pretext that he must "account" for the heavy coat he's wearing in March in England—and that on the second occasion an officer confiscated his phone and deleted his recording of the encounter. Taylor, who is black, thinks the second incident was retaliation… READ THE REST
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We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. As you go into the new year, you may be looking to find the best of the best to take your listening to the next level. You actually listen to a… READ THE REST
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