A non-partisan journal of the left.

About George Tait Edwards

Based: Bristol, United Kingdom

Articles Written

David Cameron’s Partisan Gerrymandering of the British Democracy

by George Tait Edwards

Wed 17th May 2017
David Cameron rigged the 7 May 2015 election and planned to gerrymander the constituency boundaries in 2016 on the basis of a vastly reduced British electorate - the great majority of the voters who were removed from the rolls were non-Conservative voters.... [read more]

The Effect of David Cameron On The BREXIT Referendum

by George Tait Edwards

Sat 18th Jun 2016
What we now appear to be witnessing is the final bitter breakup of the Conservative Party into two warring factions, neither of which have any care for the continued integrity of the United Kingdom... [read more]

Lucky Bastards of The 20th Century: The Story of The Economic Bomb

by George Tait Edwards

Sat 16th Jan 2016
During 1980 a small group was formed to act under the aegis of Michael Grylls, MP, who was then the Chairman of the back bench Industry Committee in the House of Commons... [read more]
 

How David Cameron's Coalition Government Stole the 2015 General Election

by George Tait Edwards

Tue 29th Dec 2015
This article is an edited extract (from section 3.9) of the book How David Cameron Fixed The 2015 General Election and Much Else ... [read more]

INET Should Rename Itself IPNET Because Preventing New Economic Thinking Is What it Does

by George Tait Edwards

Sun 27th Dec 2015
INET is a cheerleader and supporter of the Washington Consensus... [read more]

The Scottish Industrial Revolution, or The Scottish First Industrial Miracle 1700–1800

by George Tait Edwards

Wed 16th Dec 2015
Most accounts of the origins of the industrial revolution are Anglo-centric, focused upon how the industrial revolution in England began from about 1750... [read more]
 

What if David Cameron is a Gerrymandering PM?

by George Tait Edwards

Fri 27th Nov 2015
Frankie Boyle the Scottish comedian used the Comment is Free section of the Guardian to ask the question “What if David Cameron is an Evil Genius?”... [read more]

Has David Cameron committed Misconduct While in Public Office?

by George Tait Edwards

Fri 6th Nov 2015
George Edwards asks if David Cameron has wilfully misconducted himself to gerrymander the Electoral Roll... [read more]

Thatcher’s Poll Tax Gerrymander

by George Tait Edwards

Sat 31st Oct 2015
The Poll Tax Gerrymander gave the UK an unforecast by pollsters 4th Conservative victory and the undistinguished government of John Major... [read more]
 

An Anti-Austerity 2015 UK Budget

by George Tait Edwards

Sun 25th Oct 2015
George Tait Edwards explains how Shimomuran-Wernerian macroeconomics is the best available path to prosperity once the politicians of the West understand the effectiveness of that option... [read more]

Is Britain now Too Gerrymandered To Be A Genuine Democracy?

by George Tait Edwards

Thu 14th May 2015
During the last 27 years, Conservative and Coalition Governments have passed legislation aimed at reducing the voting rights of people not likely to be supportive of the Conservative Party... [read more]

The Failure of Western Neoclassical economics - Invention without innovation results in increasing poverty

by George Tait Edwards

Thu 28th Aug 2014
Many individuals in the Western nations are still great at invention, but innovation — defined as the transfer of these inventions to the factory floor — has generally failed in the West... [read more]
 

Comparison of the Washington, Berlin, and Tokyo Consensus Zones -Which one really works?

by George Tait Edwards

Sun 10th Aug 2014
George Tait Edwards compares three separate economic systems presently operating around the world... [read more]

Rethinking Economics The Washington Consensus vs the Tokyo Consensus Background

by George Tait Edwards

Sat 2nd Aug 2014
On Tuesday 6 May 2014, I published a blog about ”Shimomuran Economics and the Rise of Japan”... [read more]

Update On Shimomuran Economics: The Day May Come

by George Tait Edwards

Sun 27th Jul 2014
Western governments and their advisors can no longer continue to ignore the work of the master economist Dr Osamu Shimomura (1910-1989) who provided the insights which have produced the high growth of the China Sea economic zone... [read more]
 

Common Factors in Cases of Economic Resurgence

by George Tait Edwards

Wed 14th May 2014
Successive British Governments have persistently denied the importance of industry in the national economy, with some of ministers foolishly regarding industrial decline as inevitable writes George T Edwards... [read more]

Why Not Create A Scottish Pound and Adopt Investment Credit Economics to Scotland’s Benefit?

by George Tait Edwards

Tue 15th Apr 2014
On 21 February I sent an email to the Government of Scotland, suggesting it would be an immense advantage to the “Yes” campaign for Scottish independence if the Scots adopted a policy of having their own currency when independent... [read more]

An Extended Review of "Princes of the Yen" by Professor Richard Werner

by George Tait Edwards

Tue 18th Feb 2014
George Tait Edwards reviews “Princes of the Yen”, the latest book written by Professor Richard Werner... [read more]
 

The Many Major Uses of Investment Credit Creation: A brief walk through the observed results so far, and the future possibilities made available through Shimomuran Economics

by George Tait Edwards

Thu 2nd Jan 2014
Money is the measure of all things and personal wealth sets the boundaries of what the individual and his or her family can afford... [read more]

Western Economic Decline Exists Because Western Economists And Politicians Have Ignored Shimomuran Economics. How Long Will the West lag behind?

by George Tait Edwards

Fri 27th Dec 2013
The second most important economist of the 20th century (after John Maynard Keynes) was Dr Osamu Shimomura, the “Father of the Japanese Economic Miracle” ... [read more]

Shimomuran Economics is the Most Significant Advance Ever Made in Economic Understanding and the West Still Doesn't Get It

by George Tait Edwards

Fri 20th Dec 2013
Shimomuran economics is the name I have given to the collection of no-debt, high-growth economic understandings practised in post-war Japan and post-rapprochement China... [read more]
 

The Major Policy of the Current Coalition Government is NOT Fiscal Balance But an Increased Rate of Income Shifting From Wage Earners to the Pockets of the Already Rich

by George Tait Edwards

Sat 30th Nov 2013
The policy of the Coalition Government is not the much-trumpeted and unachievable aim of a balanced budget but the deliberate lowering of median British living standards and the production of more poverty... [read more]

Another Keynes was Born and Lived and Died in Japan and The West Didn’t Notice

by George Tait Edwards

Tue 19th Nov 2013
Another Keynes was born in the Saga Prefecture in the north west part of the island of Kyushu, Japan, in 1910 ... [read more]

The Different Sources of Unemployment, and the Economic Remedy for Each of These

by George Tait Edwards

Fri 8th Nov 2013
Unemployment is a complex phenomenon. The ultimate roots of all large-scale unemployment is the lack of an adequate economic understanding by a country’s professional economic advisors and its politicians... [read more]
 

China’s All-Inclusive Economic Miracle: The Third Economic Bomb

by George Tait Edwards

Mon 21st Oct 2013
George Tait Edwards explains China's recent economic success by examining its past history... [read more]

A Brief Guide To Early Chinese History: The Mongol Conquest Of China And Its Consequences

by George Tait Edwards

Thu 17th Oct 2013
George Tait Edwards introduces the next in a series of articles about early Chinese civilisation to help put into context the country's recent economic rise... [read more]

An Excerpt From Carl Sandburg’s Poem “Yes, The People” Re-considered As An Economic And Political Commentary

by George Tait Edwards

Thu 10th Oct 2013
All people receive new information through a kind of perceptual grid consisting of their background, education and prejudices, which modifies their capability to absorb new information... [read more]
 

The Historical Backdrop to the Third Economic Bomb: A Brief Guide to Early Chinese History - The Land and the People and the “First Emperor”

by George Tait Edwards

Sun 6th Oct 2013
George Tait Edwards MBE, explains China's recent economic success by examining its ancient history through the first of a series of articles... [read more]

Currently Mistaken Ideas in Western Economics and Their Suggested Corrections (preferably soon) Part 2

by George Tait Edwards

Mon 9th Sep 2013
Economist George Tait Edwards straightens out some of the economic myths taught at Western universities (Part 2 of 2)... [read more]

Currently Mistaken Ideas in Western Economics and Their Suggested Corrections (preferably soon) Part 1

by George Tait Edwards

Sun 8th Sep 2013
Economist George Tait Edwards straightens out some of the economic myths taught at Western universities (Part 1 of 2) ... [read more]
 

A Tale of Two Prime Ministers

by George Tait Edwards

Sun 1st Sep 2013
George Tait Edwards comments on the comparisons and contrasts between the policies and personalities of Shinzo Abe, the Prime Minster of Japan, and David Cameron, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom... [read more]

The Shimomuran Economics Solution to the Western Economic Crisis

by George Tait Edwards

Fri 30th Aug 2013
George Tait Edwards explains how investment credit creation could resurrect Western economies... [read more]

The Failure of Innovation in the Anglo-Saxon Economies

by George Tait Edwards

Tue 13th Aug 2013
George Tait Edwards examines the role of innovation in economic development... [read more]
 

The Public Debt of Japan and China – Funded by Investment Credit Creation or by Foreign Borrowing?

by George Tait Edwards

Fri 9th Aug 2013
Economist George Tait Edwards puts paid to rumours of impending financial crises in Japan and China... [read more]

The Origin of Shimomura’s Japanese Economic Miracle, or the Second Economic Bomb - Japan from 1946 to 1965 (Economic miracles Part 2)

by George Tait Edwards

Thu 1st Aug 2013
Japan was the first Asian country to demonstrate how a self-confident culture, with adequate leadership, could rapidly adopt Western industrial technologies while preserving the integrity of their domestic cultural legacy... [read more]

The Key Relevance of the Writings of Professor Kenneth Kenkichi Kurihara

by George Tait Edwards

Sun 28th Jul 2013
George Tait Edwards explains how the writings of economist Kenneth Kurihara serve as the gateway to understanding Shimomuran high-growth economics ... [read more]
 

The Alternative 2013 Spending Review, Or What Mr Osborne Could Have Said If He Understood Macro-economics

by George Tait Edwards

Mon 1st Jul 2013
The Spending Review by George Osborne contained no surprises. But suppose Mr Osborne really understood economics and actually wanted to improve the British economy. George Tait Edwards provides a constructive speech for a competent chancellor... [read more]

The Four Keynesian Cornerstones of Shimomuran Economics (or Investment Credit Economics)

by George Tait Edwards

Sat 29th Jun 2013
In the General Theory Keynes made four key comments that presage the practice of Shimomuran investment credit economics writes George Tait Edwards... [read more]

The Origin and Spread of Investment Credit Economics

by George Tait Edwards

Sun 23rd Jun 2013
George Tait Edwards provides a brief timeline about the creation and spread of the new knowledge about how to make an economy grow with explosive force ... [read more]
 

The Master Economist Dr Osamu Shimomura - Probably the Greatest Economist of the 20th Century After John Maynard Keynes

by George Tait Edwards

Thu 20th Jun 2013
George Tait Edwards discusses the immense contribution that Dr Osamu Shimomura (1910-1989) made to the field of economics... [read more]

Nations Get what their Financial-Industrial Systems Deliver: A Comparative Analysis of Three Different Groups of Financial-Industrial Systems

by George Tait Edwards

Wed 19th Jun 2013
George Tait Edwards compares three different financial-industrial systems and considers the merits of each model... [read more]

FDR’s American Economic Miracle 1938-44, or the First Economic Bomb - The USA from 1938 to 1944 (Part 1)

by George Tait Edwards

Wed 12th Jun 2013
George Tait Edwards reveals the secret of America's economic boom during the the FDR years ... [read more]
 

Eight Questions for Western Government Economic Advisors

by George Tait Edwards

Sat 8th Jun 2013
Economist George Tait Edwards MBE asks Western economists eight direct questions... [read more]

Shimomuran Economics: The No-Debt Investment Credit Creation Path to More Rapid Economic Growth

by George Tait Edwards

Fri 17th May 2013
George Tait Edwards MBE makes the case for the urgent implementation of Keynesian economics to stimulate growth, based on the economic model's previous success in the US, China and Japan... [read more]