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 2017-09-21 14:01 

NY Times

Review: The Scandalous Friendship That Shaped Adam Smith... +

The Infidel and the Professor illuminates the deep bond between the father of economics, an establishment man, and the radical skeptic David Hume....

 2017-09-19 10:48 

The Sun

What is Alcosynth and how does the hangover-free synthetic alcohol actually work? All you need to know... +

A NEW synthetic alcohol that will get you tipsy but also leave you hangover-free could be coming to the UK, claims a recent report. According to the The Adam Smith Institute report“Alcosynth”could have “seismic effects on public health&#...

 2017-09-18 07:00 


REVIEW Tae Sup Wi A Fifer, Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy.... +

What do you get if you take an underground psychedelic freak-ball, the doyenne of the spoken word scene and add a hint of inspiration behind the worlds most famous grunge rock legends? The answer could be found at the Adam Smith Theatre in Kirkcaldy on Sa...

 2017-09-14 22:59

She is on our tenner but what was Jane Austen's attitude to money?... +

Adam Smith invented modern economics and is on the 20, Winston Churchill left a trail of debts in his wake but still made it on to the fiver - but......

 2017-09-14 21:09 

Federal News Radio

No path to $700 billion for DoD in 2018, top lawmaker says... +

House Armed Services Ranking Member Adam Smith does not see a way that Congress can appropriate $700 billion to the DoD in 2018....

 2017-09-13 22:54 

Wall Street Journal

Economics With a Human Face... +

Adam Smith did not believe people are merely economic maximizers. Instead, we balance self-interest with humane sympathy for others. Deirdre N. McCloskey reviews Cents and Sensibility by Gary Saul Morson and Morton Schapiro....

 2017-09-13 06:23 

The Scotsman

Martin Flanagan: Report rakes over ashes of banking weakness... +

A new report today from the Adam Smith Institute makes some sweeping claims, including that the UK banking system, ten years on from the run on Northern Rock, is an accident waiting to happen....

 2017-09-12 12:02 

The Scotsman

Theatre review: The Steamie, Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy... +

Back in 1987, when The Steamie first appeared, Glasgow was still full of men and women in their prime who could remember the citys old communal wash-houses or steamies. Today, by contrast, the idea of a world without domestic washing machines has faded in...

 2017-09-11 04:45 

The Guardian

100 best nonfiction books: No 84 The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith (1776)... +

Blending history, philosophy, psychology, and sociology, the Scottish intellectual single-handedly invented modern political economy...

 2017-08-29 16:32 

Defense News

Armed Services Democrat raps Trump for expanding military surplus transfers to police... +

Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., ripped the Trump administration for rolling back Obama-era restrictions on surplus military equipment transfers to U.S. civilian law enforcement....

 2017-08-29 14:28 

The Guardian

Should companies be forced to put workers on boards?... +

The TUCs Frances OGrady and the Adam Smith Institutes Sam Bowman go head to head...

 2017-08-29 12:35

Exposing massive pay gap between workers & CEOs silly': pro-Business think-tank ... +

Theresa Mays newly announced plans to force public companies to publish the pay gap between their top executives and average earners is completely misguided, the Adam Smith Institute, a leading free market think-tank, told RT. ...

 2017-08-26 04:01

The Struggle for Freedom and Dignity... +

I sincerely believe that in the future, The Road to Serfdomwill rank alongside works of the John Locke, Adam Smith, Edmond Burke, Alexis De Tocqueville, and Ludwig von Mises in defining human freedom. Its insights inspire me to read it again at least ever...

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