Chris Clancy

Cut Loose at Fifty: Part 2

By Chris Clancy Chapter Two – Getting On With It There are good starts, bad starts and great starts. A bad start may be difficult to...

Bitter Sweet

By Chris Clancy I remember someone once remarking, that there isn’t much point in getting older if you don’t, at the very least, become a...

Cut Loose at Fifty

By Chris Clancy It was May 1st 1976 – I was at university. To kick the May Day festivities off the student union organized a...

Libya: Making Sense of the Intervention

By Chris Clancy We’re nearly two months into it now. Like most people I was left scratching my head when the UN announced that...

The Magic Pig Analogy

Via the Magic Pig Analogy, Professor Clancy argues against fiat money.

The Fiat Money Wotsit

Without an understanding of what money is – or specifically, what fiat money is – it’s impossible to understand why things have gone so horribly wrong. C Clancy

Egypt: A New Chapter or More of the Same

Chris Clancy says, "if there is no orderly transition this may build a platform for the Muslim Brotherhood." However, he says most Egyptians reject it.

North Korea: Waiting for the Endgame

Attempts to centrally plan entire economies inevitably degenerate into poverty and misery. In the end, it is only fear and terror which keeps them going. Clancy

Welfare Dependency: It Didn't Just Happen

But really, what a terrible waste it is for all those caught up in it. Especially the young. No growth. No development. Day after day spent doing nothing ...

Welfare Dependency: It Didn’t Just Happen

But really, what a terrible waste it is for all those caught up in it. Especially the young. No growth. No development. Day after day spent doing nothing ...