Eden and Ithaca

At the start of 2020, I read Gen­e­sis more close­ly for the first time (I wrote a mem­o­ran­dum of what I found) and com­plet­ed my read­ing of Robert Fitzgera...

Bezos in Space

A dream of space Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Ama­zon, is spend­ing a bil­lion dol­lars each year on a project to bring thou­sands of peo­ple into space ...

They never talk about trade

The trade and invest­ment poli­cies of the two main polit­i­cal par­ties in Aus­tralia have flip-flopped in cho­rus over the years so they hard­ly ever fig­ure ...

Governed by the gutless?

Alan Beat­tie’s new book­let “Who’s in Charge Here” (Ama­zon) is an amus­ing, accu­rate, acces­si­ble account of the cur­rent mess in glob­al finan­cial and tra...