6 years after serving as teen allied bomber command burma, norman macrae met von neumann while sceonded to NY by te economist. Von neumann said will you teach journalists world's ,ost valuable question: what goods will peoples do with 100 times more tech every decade 1030s to 2020s; aftre 40 years at The Economits dad and my book's readers 2025 report voted for edtutech as sustainability's best chnace- so in new york of 2022 whose alumni for edutech good can make younger half of world the sustainability generation not the extinction generation? your nominations are welcome chris.macrae@yahoo.co.uk

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Tell us if you know of any economic journalists youth should study first

From the obituary of Sir Alistair Burnet (changed The Economist, changed nightly global news on commercial UK tv from 10 minutes to half hour,  "And Finally' concluded each half-hour with a happy news item

became a staunch supporter of the Institute of Economic Affairs. He explained how they were: "polite, even courteous, plainly intelligent fellows who enjoyed an argument... The intellectual concussion caused by the revolution conducted by Ralph Harris and Arthur Seldon from 1957 onwards, upon the body politic and economic was cumulative and, eventually, decisive. Policies that were deemed to be politically impossible and unpopular by politicians, civil servants, captains of industry and the trade unions were discovered to be practical, popular and successful. Even television and the newspapers began to get the idea... Success has many fathers, but none have better deserved the recognition and acclaim than the founding fathers of the IEA, who did the work. They did the fighting. They took the risks. They had the solutions."

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