28 July 2017

India’s dialectic of progress

Two new books show how far post-independence India has come, and how far it has still to go.

16 May 2017

Why you shouldn’t weep over WannaCry

The hacking of the NHS was bad, but not that bad.

9 May 2017

Why Britain should go big on electric cars

After Brexit, we can finally invest properly in new sectors.

3 March 2017

The art of revolution

The RA’s Russian Revolution show captures the idealism of 1917 – and the gloom of what followed.

30 January 2017

The West was protectionist before Trump

Obama and the EU pursued trade wars long before The Donald arrived.

18 January 2017

The real problem with the US economy

Job losses in manufacturing can’t simply be blamed on China or IT.

9 January 2017

The robots aren’t taking over

The idea that IT is surpassing human beings sells us short.

30 December 2016

A postcapitalist pseuds’ corner

Two books prophesying the future show a distinct ignorance about present-day capitalism.