Dr. Madsen Pirie · June 11, There is an old, instructive, Chinese proverb that tells us: “Never criticize a man until you have walked a mile. Madsen Pirie is President of the Adam Smith Institute and author of numerous books including Boost Your IQ and The Sherlock Holmes IQ Book. He was. Few terms in politics are more contentious than ‘neoliberal’. Yet for Madsen Pirie, this is all part of the fun. Indeed, it’s an issue on which he has.

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Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful. Apart from his work with the Adam Smith Institute, Pirie is an author in several fields, including philosophy, economics, and science fiction. Indeed, I caught up with Pirie after his participation in a fiery Cambridge Union debate: He pjrie President of the free market think tank, the Adam Smith Institute. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

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Madsen Pirie

Views Read Edit View history. I could just sit down in Parliament and every day see another logical fallacy. It has undertaken policy initiatives aimed at replacing state controls and monopolies with opportunities for competition choice in a broad area. It published Douglas Mason’s original paper advocating a poll tax or community charge as it was later called.

Saturday June 30 He responds with a casual insouciance: In the Adam Smith Institute, Dr Pirie was part of the team which pioneered policy innovations such as privatisation.


The ASI proposed reforms in taxation, public services, transport and local government.

Yet for Madsen Pirie, this is all part of the fun. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The Moon is a Harsh Mistressby Robert Heinlein – I take this excellent science fiction to represent the whole genre which includes Asimov, Bradbury and the other giants.

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Privatization Jun 01, Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. But why now — what in the political climate has changed to make such a strong self-assertion necessary? Madsen Pirie is a world-renowned economic thinker, and President of the purie market think tank, the Adam Smith Institute.

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