Auction Work Visas After Brexit – Adam Smith Insitute (ASI)

Here’s an excellent read from the ASI. Whatever your views on Brexit, the evidence on quality immigrants is clear. After Brexit, the UK will still need highly skilled immigrants to sustain living standards. This article suggests a novel approach – to auction work visas. Whilst I go along with the majority of the ASI article, I still have serious misgivings about raising the skill levels and productivity of the indigenous population to make the UK globally competitive – this becomes increasingly important as the risks of a global trade war escalate. Thoughts?

Opinion – Dems say GOP focus on mental health is redirection from gun control – The Hill

Here’s a breaking story, published in The Hill. But most non-Americans will argue that the US mass shootings are a function of gun control and mental health. But the mental health challenges are probably a function of modern American socialogy – increasing wealth of the minority, failing healthcare, fewer jobs because of technology and offshoring and escalating addiction, especially opioids. What ever happened to the ‘American Dream?’ Thoughts?