Total 295 Posts
Why UK inflation is so high compared to the EU and US, and what to do about it5 min read
UK inflation has been stubbornly high, and interest rate hikes have not yet brought it in line with other advanced economies.
How did ‘taking back control’ of borders become record-high net migration?5 min read
After Brexit, the UK has had fewer migrants from the EU, but they have been far outstripped by people coming from elsewhere.
Why a Labour-Lib Dem coalition wouldn’t cause electoral annihilation like their deal with the Tories5 min read
Labour and Lib Dem leaders deny potential coalition for the next general election. However, ideological proximity favours a Lib Dem-Labour partnership.
Food prices are rising but farmers’ profits are still small5 min read
As a Downing Street summit discussed UK food crisis, highlighting the need for transparency and fairness in supply chains, over 4 million people in the food industry struggle due to an unfair system with low wages and unequal marginal costs across the chain.
Emmanuel Macron: A French president whose populist tactics are derailing his own career5 min read
French president Emmanuel Macron is facing a political crisis unprecedented in contemporary times.
Why the West needs to offer Brazil, India, and South Africa a new deal5 min read
Emerging powers like Brazil, India, and South Africa are unhappy with the current global power structure and seek more recognition and influence. The West should offer more incentives to these countries to support its stance on Ukraine.
Why three-day weekends are great for well-being – and the economy5 min read
The UK has nine public holidays in 2023, fewer than any EU country; combined with the recent spate of three-day weekends, there is a case for examining working hours. Four-day workweek trials worldwide have been a success, with positive impacts on well-being and productivity.