The Dog’s Bollocks

Truth is like a dog’s bollocks – pretty obvious if you care to look.

Thought for the Day…

…the free traders, lost in a religious conviction that they were going down the only possible road to progress, missed how social policies and regulations might have helped their cause, missed the great advancing political force of the working class, scarcely noticed the rise of populism, socialism, communism, false populism, fascism, all rolling up behind them. They even missed the simultaneous rise and formalisation of modern racism. The accumulation of these forces couldn’t help but catch free trade up in its dynamism and dash it on the rocks of nationalism.

John Ralston Saul, The Collapse of Globalism and the Reinvention of the Modern World, on the fate of 19th century free-trade movement in the first half of the 20th century.

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