post By John Derbyshire on 2013-10-01 08:49:00 -0400

ECONOMIST Watch: Oxford Professor Not A Bigot!

In its current (Sept. 28) issue, the thinking person’s newsmagazine reviews Exodus: How Migration is Changing Our World, a new book by Paul Collier, who is a professor of economics at Oxford University...
post By John Derbyshire on 2013-07-22 19:54:24 -0400

Economist Watch: A Dissenting Letter On Immigration...And A Pack Of Lies About Zimmerman

Holy toffee-nosed elitism, Batman!—The Economist has published a dissenting letter on immigration! SIR – Although the goal of providing a path to bring America’s estimated 11m illegal immigrants out of...
post By John Derbyshire on 2013-07-07 08:09:13 -0400

Economist Watch: Treason Lobby-Approved Clichés On The Amnesty Bill

Once again, the news magazine for the carriage trade (issue dated July 6th, pp. 12-13) expatiates on the Amnesty Bill, all in Treason Lobby-approved clichés (my boldface, my brackets): The Senate bill,...
post By John Derbyshire on 2013-06-30 00:49:55 -0400

ECONOMIST Watch: Immigration Coverage Getting Weirder

Coverage of immigration in The Economist just keeps getting weirder.  From the current (6/29-7Republicans spare no expense in the fight to keep foreigners/5) issue. Page 29, article title “A big wall o...
post By John Derbyshire on 2013-04-21 21:48:46 -0400

ECONOMIST Magazine First To Bury Boston (With Help From $PLC)?

Three weeks ago I posted here on a full-page column in The Economist [“A bad day for foreign scroungers,” Economist, Mar. 30, 2013] that was even more sneering, supercilious, and contemptuous of non-el...
post By John Derbyshire on 2012-10-22 21:25:42 -0400

In Case Your Copy Of The Economist Didn't Arrive Yet . . .

Answers to the quiz at the end of yesterday's post:First picture: Local hostility to the continuing presence of 26,000 U.S. troops in Okinawa, recently inflamed by (a) the alleged rape of an Okinawan w...
post By John Derbyshire on 2012-10-22 04:30:17 -0400

The ECONOMIST Slides Towards Self-Parody

The current (October 20th) issue of The Economist is a riot of HBD cluelessness and invite-the-world / invade-the-world neoconnery; so much so, I'm beginning to wonder whether perhaps  its editorial ...
article By John Derbyshire on 2012-07-05 07:31:54 -0400

John Derbyshire On The ECONOMIST Magazine's Gloating Over Electing A New London

I really should stop taking The Economist. It’s expensive ($138 for a one-year subscription); the weaknesses noted by Andrew Sullivan in his hit piece on the magazine 13 years ago (“has shown a remarka...
post By Peter Brimelow on 2011-06-12 17:50:36 -0400

Why Does The Economist Magazine Want To "Transform" Italy?

More on Italy and immigration: The Economist magazine was once distinguished by actually mentioning the National Research Council's 1997 metastudy finding that immigration brings insignificant benefits...
post By Patrick Cleburne on 2010-08-21 20:57:00 -0400

The Economist on Birthright Citizenship: Why not be scared?

The Birthright Citizenship controversy has reached The Economist Amending the amendment A challenge to an American birthright August 19th 2010Of course The Economist has a long history of block-headedn...