Tom Bailey
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Tom Bailey is a London-based journalist. He writes regularly for the online current-affairs magazine spiked, alongside a range of other publications.

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Brexit: About Democracy, Not Money

(2) Comments | Posted 25 May 2016 | (17:32)

As Britain edges closer to holding its referendum on membership in the European Union, a whole array of economic and financial talking heads have sagely warned of the dangers that Brexit may bring to the economy. When the date of the referendum was announced, the value of the pound tumbled...

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China's Rise in Smoking-Related Deaths Is a Sign of Progress

(0) Comments | Posted 24 May 2016 | (12:39)

According to a study in the Lancet, one in three young Chinese men will die from smoking-related diseases if current trends continue. The study includes Big Scary Numbers showing how many Chinese men will die over the coming decades, and the extent to which smoking is driving up China's mortality...

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Soda Taxes Will Make Us Less Free, Not Less Fat

(19) Comments | Posted 20 September 2012 | (00:00)

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has had, what became known as his Soda Ban, approved by the New York City board of health. The ban will limit the size that sugary soda drinks can be sold at to 16 ounces, or 473ml. Far from being an eccentricity of New York,...

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