Hi, John, The latest on the Surplus Energy Economics Blog is well worth a read.
I think Dr Tim Morgans Seeds index is a very powerful tool for diagnosis, on remedy’s I am more optimistic than Tim.
Regarding Taxation, the Pigou Dalton Principle is worth a google, the psychology of pecking orders is very real.
Corbyn is odds on for next PM and the Bookies are saying there will most likely be an election this year. The Polls are interesting only in that the Last survation Poll at end October had Labour ahead, now 6 points behind but on discredited polling methods, see Brexit and 2017 and 2015 polling catastrophes for details and of course US 2016.
On Polling of demand for a “people’s vote” the statistical stupidity of the Main Stream pundits continues to be a marvel of Idiocy. The supposed turn around in opinion merely reflects the figures which proved to be false ahead of the referendum, Wikipedia has good articles with all of the data for anyone who wants to have a good laugh.
We are certainly living in a Rovian Actors in History farce at the moment.