2020 will be Labour’s last chance to turn the clock back.
Edited by Peter Franklin
What if solar panel owners could store their electricity for later use?
Over the last few years, Putin has proved to be a frightening and baffling adversary – but he can be outmanoeuvred.
Is it a coincidence that as one of the most heavily financialised economies we also have a particular problem with low productivity?
Instead of moving towards the openness and accountability of a democratic system, Xi’s approach has been to accumulate personal power.
The best bits in any organisation are those that defy its collective stupidity.
It is quite right for us to preach the virtues of personal responsibility, but only if we foster the conditions within which virtue is nurtured.
Antibiotic resistance: another man-made environmental catastrophe that our politicians refuse talk about
The spread of resistance to a growing list of antibiotics is already happening and if it continues unchecked then the impact on everyday life will be profound.
It’s a pretty weak sort of government that can’t rely on getting new legislation through the Commons – and which doesn’t even control the ‘business’ of the House.
Reducing the number of ministers does little in itself to shrink the state – in fact, it may be counter-productive.
Who should make the big economic policy decisions? You’ll never guess what these economists recommend…
Before ceding further control to the “technocracy”, we ought to examine its track record – especially in regard to economic matters.
Policy development is now entirely subordinate to political communications and thus in thrall to the 24 hour news cycle.
Sex-selective abortion is causing massive social disruption in the world’s biggest countries.
Based on recent polls and allowing for a bit of slippage here and there, here’s the worst that could happen.
Fortunately, the transition to cleaner energy sources is now the province of action, not talk.