John Blundell: 1952 - 2014

We are extremely saddened by the news that former Director General of the IEA, John Blundell, has passed away. John Blundell spent two decades as the IEA’s Director General and later became a Distinguished Senior Fellow. As an accomplished historian and an active participant within organisations such as the Atlas Network, IHS and Heritage Foundation, John Blundell made an enormous contribution to the work of the IEA and the freedom movement. He will be very much missed. 

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media coverage - 25 Jul 2014

Chris Snowdon features in CityAM

media coverage - 25 Jul 2014
Research - 15 Jun 2014
Co-published Books - 23 May 2014
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By Ryan Bourne, 25th Jul 2014 ( comments)

Heath’s essential arguments boil down to a defence of the status quo. Yet there is no evident ‘market failure’ in broadcasting and hence all the arguments in favour of the licence fee from Heath are ‘soft’ arguments about ‘what people want’. In opposing the solution of subscription, Heath and the BBC imply that what the BBC currently provides is not, in fact, what viewers really want...

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