- True compassion is more than flinging a coin to a beggar. A true revolution of values will soon look uneasily on the glaring contrast of poverty and wealth with righteous indignation.
--Martin Luther King, Jr
- No society can surely be flourishing and happy, of which the greater part of the members are poor and miserable.
- I must confess that if I had been consulted whether to establish a Nobel Prize in economics, I should have decidedly advised against it.
--F. A. Hayek
- Are you not ashamed that you give your attention to acquiring as much money as possible... and give no attention or thought to truth and understanding and the perfection of your soul?
- A society that does not recognize that each individual has values of his own which he is entitled to follow can have no respect for the dignity of the individual and cannot really know freedom.
--F. A. Hayek
David Coates argues that to win again the US centre-left must build broad class alliances that include the white poor.
A look at new data that confirms that liberals tend to be keener on health related nudges than conservatives.
How an online experiment confirms Kahneman and Tversky's findings on the framing effect.
Jeremy Stangroom looks at the curious case of the nudge that attracted the ire of the British police.
Donald Hirsch cautions against recklessness in the move to a "real living wage" policy.
Dan Hough on cultures of corruption, and how rule changes, in and of themselves, are not enough.