Today, he is flirting with the language of the left. In 2013, a wiser Boris argued the very opposite.
Proper capitalism – i.e. the capitalism concerned with productive endeavour as opposed to land-based Ponzi schemes – is not to blame.
Ignoring the issue would be inconsistent with the principles many on the right hold dear.
The further you go down the income spectrum, the greater the decline in marriage and paternal involvement.
Rather, the problem they should seek to tackle is that of poverty – which can be done by a pro-market agenda.
Could it be that the receding tide of chauvinism is exposing male weaknesses that were always there?
Innovation needs people who are willing and able to risk their money
The big economic story of our times is one of a cascade of economic and social distortions that have pushed up property prices, damaged productivity… and enriched those who haven’t earned it
America is still the richest of the big economies, but for ordinary Americans on stagnant wages that’s not much comfort
The free market right could and should be leading the charge against the subversion of the capitalist system.