We are pushing the world’s poorest to the brink

The lockdowns in the West will have a devastating impact on the inhabitants of the world’s poorest countries

Covid 19 and the economy

I introduced an Academy of Ideas Economy Forum discussion on the impact of the pandemic on the developing world

We need a rapid escape from economic catastrophe

Economists are all too content to attack material prosperity during this lockdown.

Central bankers should stay out of the climate debate

Politicians have handed over too much power to unelected technocrats.

The radicalism of fools

Why today’s leftists are so pre-disposed to anti-Semitism

The Green New Deal – welcome to super-austerity

Environmentalists are obsessed with driving down people’s living standards.

The strangling of European democracy

The EU is the high point of an anti-democratic project that has been brewing for a hundred years

Why Bibi keeps winning

The Israeli PM is not the arch-populist his critics claim he is.