What could possibly salvage the wreckage that remains of Russia’s botched transition from communism to a pluralist market economy?
France, Britain and an Acrimonious Divorce
The spat between France and Britain over Northern Ireland is a tricky one. Its roots run deep in the EU experiment.
The ESG Trap
This rapid embrace of sustainability and social purpose is understandable, and mostly welcome. However, there are dangers in the uncritical
View from London
Europeans know the veneer of civilisation is thinner than we like to think. As President Biden is sworn in, we will be hoping he ushers in
Big Government or Better Government?
The COVID 19 crisis has put government back at the center of things in a way not seen since World War II.
Time to Face Up to Reality
It was all very predictable. The mood of fanfare and almost universal applause that greeted the launch of the big bazooka COVID-19 support
After Covid-19 – Debt Forgiveness?
Anyone speculating on what the world will look like when we emerge from Covid- 19 lockdown, would do well to heed the famous quip about prediction
Time To Face Up To The Crisis
It has been said that generals are always fighting the last war. Are governments and central banks, in their rush to deploy big bazooka stimulus