Madsen Pirie

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Dr Madsen Pirie is founder and president of the Adam Smith Institute.

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It looks very much as if globalisation has reached its high water mark and may be slipping back. Donald Trump's pledge to pull [...]

22 November
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Fracking has been transformative for the United States, leading to reshoring of manufacturing, bringing down energy prices, reducing [...]

26 September
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The economies that have emerged best from the financial crisis are those that have combined curbing spending with having a looser [...]

25 July
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In the 1975 referendum, the then Prime Minister Harold Wilson announced major reforms to the EU. In fact, he had a scant handful [...]

29 March
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The Conservative Party’s cuts to tax credits are as misguided as their attempts to bring in the poll tax. This is effectively [...]

27 October
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George Osborne not only parked his tank on Labour’s lawn; he disembarked, helped himself to their porridge and then settled [...]

6 October
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If we can agree that the point of politics is to gain power and effect change, then we can agree that the Conservatives should [...]

18 August
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