David Blunkett

Former Education Secretary, and Home Secretary during the Blair years, David Blunkett oversaw the UK’s response to 9/11. He is also a broadcaster and columnist for the Daily Mail.

Former Education Secretary, and Home Secretary during the Blair years, David Blunkett oversaw the UK’s response to 9/11. He is also a broadcaster and columnist for the Daily Mail.

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Forging the transhumanist future

An interview with Anders Sandberg

Barry C. Smith, John Milbank, Deirdre McCloskey, Yassmin Abdel-Magied

The age of independence

The pitfalls of social freedom

Theodore Dalrymple, Alex Callinicos, Ruth Kinna

The paradox of radical change

Steps to revolution

Deirdre McCloskey

The not so classical liberal

Abandoning 'capitalism' to embrace an alternative

Peter Lilley, Ella Whelan, Paul Mason, Rana Mitter, Peter Mandelson

Dissent, division and democracy

The end of the left and right

Lowkey, Isabel Hilton, Julie Bindel, Peter Lilley

Privilege and freedom

The limits of free speech in education

Paul Mason

Fighting fascism

A blueprint for ending the nightmare of fascism

Alexander Guerrero, Taisu Zhang, Tom Brake, Linda Yueh, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Democracy - a failed strategy?

Should we seek a radical alternative to democracy?

Peter Tatchell

Cancel culture and the limits of free speech

Which voices deserve to be heard?

Rutger Bregman, Rana Mitter, Kenneth Cukier, Claire Fox

Democracy: freedom or tyranny?

Do we live under the tyranny of the majority?

Eka Ikpe

Deconstructing development

An Interview with Eka Ikpe

Peter Mandelson, David Aaronovitch

The Arc of Life: Peter Mandelson

An interview with a key architect of Blairism

Rana Mitter

What really makes up China's DNA

Explaining China's growing influence

Vince Cable, Isabel Hilton, Eka Ikpe, Stefan Dercon

The African dream

Is pan-Africanism the way forward?

Linda Yueh, Joseph Nye, Tariq Ali, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, Domitilla Sagramoso

Ukraine: The Deceit of the West

Has the West become an untrustworthy ally?

Izabella Kaminska, Steve Hanke, Rana Mitter, Polly Toynbee

The inflation crisis

Are we on the brink of economic disaster?

Jesse Norman

The hidden virtues of commercialism

Can commercial societies produce virtuous morals?

Peter Lilley

The workforce revolution

How we can revitalise UK industries

Daniel Markovits, Martin Wolf, Madeleine Pennington, Hilary Lawson

The economics of almost everything

Rethinking economics

Deirdre McCloskey, Rana Mitter, Bim Afolami, Paul Mason

The new right

What does modern conservatism stand for?

Yanis Varoufakis

The new ruling class

How can we confront technofeudalism?

Tariq Ali

War and peace in Afghanistan

What does the future hold for Afghanistan?

Minna Salami, Rana Mitter, Eric Kaufmann

This is my land

Should the colonial powers give back reparations?

Linda Yueh, Peter Tatchell, Philip Collins, Cindy Yu

The eclipse of the West

Are we on the brink of a new world order?

Michael Krepon

The truth about the nuclear threat

How concerned should we be?

David Aaronovitch, Paul Mason, Rana Mitter, Polly Mackenzie

Inheriting inequality

How should we tackle embedded privilege?

Vince Cable, Grace Blakeley, Linda Yueh, Stephen D. King

The end of affluence

Are there limits to government debt?

Paul Dolan

Overcoming opposition

How to argue when you disagree

Matthew Hancock

The life and philosophy of Matt Hancock

Meet the UK's controversial pandemic policy maker

Vince Cable

Russia, Ukraine and the Future of Economics

Vince Cable on economics post-Ukraine

Tommy J. Curry

Dilemmas of Black Manhood

An interview with philosopher Tommy Curry

Mark Littlewood, Anatole Kaletsky, Nicole Aschoff, Stephanie Hare

Profits, value and fantasy

Exploring the new age of capitalism

Tulip Siddiq

Freeing Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Freedom from a false confession

Hilary Lawson, Cindy Yu, Nigel Inkster, Chris Parry

China and the art of peace

Western strategy in the new global order

Liz Truss

Truss defends vision for the future of Britain

Leadership frontrunner speaks her mind in 2019

Michael Howard, Rajini Vaidyanathan, Pravin Krishna, Prem Shankar Jha

Innovation and the future of capitalism

Do governments really support free trade?

James Davies, Mark Salter, Susan Michie, Linda Bauld

Life, death and money

Where do the limits of medicine lie?

Rana Mitter, Deirdre McCloskey, Peter Tatchell, Bhaskar Sunkara

A material world

Does consumption genuinely make us more satisfied?

Matt Ridley

How innovation works

An Interview with Matt Ridley

Rana Mitter, Vince Cable, Izabella Kaminska, Stephanie Hegarty

How we failed to predict inflation

How accurate can economic forecasting really be?

Linda Yueh, Vince Cable, Aviva Chomsky, Virgilio Viana

Forests, hypocrisy and the West

How can we prevent rainforest destruction?

Tulip Siddiq, Luke Johnson, Ben Tarnoff, Manveen Rana

The web corporation

Is it time to reign in big tech?

Isabel Hilton, Guy Standing, Claire Ogley, Lola Young, David Livingstone Smith

The blame game

Inspiring change without pointing fingers

Anders Sandberg, Thangam Debbonaire, Polly Mackenzie, Luke Robert Mason, Damian Tambini

Big tech and lost promises

Will regulation solve our problems with Big Tech?

Vince Cable

The challenge of China

Vince Cable on the rise of China

Shabnam Nasimi

Afghanistan and the Failures of the West

Where do we go from here?

Linda Yueh, Nick Gillespie, Daron Acemoglu, Beata Javorcik

Corporations vs The People

Who rules the world?

Rana Mitter, Ella Whelan, Natalie Bennett, Ashwini Deshpande

Virtue, hypocrisy and the natural world

Environmental ideals and every day lies

David D. Friedman

Economics matters

Why economics is critical to your life

Rana Mitter, Shabnam Nasimi, Stefan Dercon, Shabbir Lakha, Ezgi Basaran

The lessons of failure

Did the failure in Afghanistan lead to Ukraine?

Michael Bociurkiw, Jacob Furedi

The future of Ukraine and the world

Michael Bociurkiw interviewed by Jacob Furedi

Linda Yueh, Vince Cable

The future of money

Vince Cable in conversation with Linda Yueh

Isabel Hilton, Myriam François, Paul Dolan, Ella Whelan

Overcoming tribal division

Is our society too divisive?

Paul Mason, Peter Hitchens, Bhavna Dave

The fantasies of the West

Does the rest of the world really think like us?

Nigel Inkster, Tulip Siddiq, Theodore Dalrymple, Myriam François

The West in danger

A new era is upon us

Thangam Debbonaire

Truth and lies in politics

How to fix parliamentary democracy

Philip Collins, Guy Standing, Janne Teller, Kristian Niemietz

The Wealth Paradox

How do we create a prosperous society?

David Goodhart

The worrying rebirth of expertise

Experts, the rise and the fall

Philip Collins

How to write a speech that will change the world

Tips and tricks on how to grip your audience

Zoe Strimpel, Tommy J. Curry, Michael Bociurkiw, Barry C. Smith

New politics and old threats

Are social issues more important than economics?

Myriam François, Mark Salter, Kehinde Andrews, Calvin Robinson

Sins of the past, visions of the future

How our construction of race impacts the future

How to uncover the truth with Manveen Rana

Impartiality, bias, and the role of journalism

Janne Teller, Andrew Adonis, Finn McRedmond, John Kay

Is it moral to trade with the devil?

Trading with the enemy

Rana Mitter, Mary Ann Sieghart, Maya Oppenheim, Minna Salami

The weaker sex?

Should we abandon the idea that men need to protect women?

Aaron Bastani, Calvin Robinson, Shabnam Nasimi, Manveen Rana

The democracy illusion

Do politicians and leaders actually make a difference?

Nigel Inkster

Are we facing a new world order?

Interview with Nigel Inkster

Ben Burgis, Thangam Debbonaire, Mary Ann Sieghart, Nemone Metaxas

Society 2.0

Do we unfairly privilege the unelected?

Mike Berners Lee

There is no Planet B

An interview with Mike Berners-Lee

Stephanie Hare, Hilary Lawson, Paul Mason, Freddie Sayers

Fact-checking the fact-checkers

Is it possible for fact checking to be impartial?

Ben Burgis

Logic for the left

Why rationality is important for the left

Calvin Robinson

Democracy is dead

Does the future hold a new authoritarianism?

Michael Howard

The rise and rise of populism

Has politics changed forever?

Aaron Bastani

The Crisis of Ageing

The radical implications of a rapidly aging population

Manveen Rana, Hugh Tomlinson, Victoria Baines, Stephen Kinsella

Anonymity: the dream and the nightmare

End internet anonymity to avoid social breakdown

Hilary Lawson, Bronwen Maddox, Michael Clarke, Simon Jenkins

The weapon that failed

Do sanctions ever work?

Sophie Scott-Brown

Anarchy and democracy

Is there room for leadership in anarchy?

Thangam Debbonaire

Politics is broken

How to fix a broken system

Andy West

How to philosophize behind bars

Philosophy behind bars

Güneş Taylor, Cory Doctorow, Nolen Gertz, Bahar Gholipour

The danger and desire of the frontier

Should we seek to explore mars while the earth burns?

Jesse Norman, Thangam Debbonaire, Ruth Kinna, Hilary Lawson

Democracy in the dock

Remedying the dire state of liberal democracy

Jesse Norman

Searching for justice

The Conservative case for Justice

Mary Ann Sieghart, Peter Tatchell, Harriet Wistrich, Emma Bryson

Beyond reasonable doubt

Should we lower the burden of proof for sex crimes?

Malcolm Rifkind, Janne Teller, Sasha Polakow-Suransky, Laurie Bristow, David Omand

Diplomacy, deception, and disaster

Can diplomacy end the Ukraine war?

Peter Schiff, Carmen Reinhart, Brad DeLong, Gillian Tett

An unprecedented experiment with money

What caused the inflation crisis

Matthew Hancock

Matt Hancock Unveiled: Regrets and Reflections

The career of Parliament’s most notorious Tory

Katarina Schwarz

The quest for freedom

Slavery in the present day

Sophie Scott-Brown, Grafton Tanner, Eliane Glaser, Billy Bragg

Manners maketh man

Civility and cohesion in the modern era

Guy Standing, Linda Yueh, Gillian Tett, Richard Werner

Guesses, errors and economics

Are predictions a fool's errand?

Fiona Hill, Isabel Hilton

The life and philosophy of Fiona Hill

The thorn in Trump's side

Lola Young

The ethics of industry

An interview with Baroness Lola Young

Guy Standing

The broken economics of the sea

Rescuing the blue commons

Hilary Lawson, David Omand, Richard Wolff, Svitlana Morenets

In pursuit of peace

How can we secure peace in times of war?

Aaron Bastani, Myriam François, Matthew Lesh

Marxism vs Capitalism

Head to Head: Bastani vs Lesh

Kehinde Andrews

Confronting the Enlightenment's mistakes

An interview with Kehinde Andrews

Philip Collins, Hilary Greaves, Jonathan Sumption, Sophie Howe

Speaking for the future

Can we legislate in the interests of the future?

Fiona Hill

Putin and the cult of personality

An interview with Fiona Hill

Emma Bryson

How to fix sexual assault law

The path to justice reform

Yanis Varoufakis, John Redwood, Vicky Pryce, Roger Hearing

Economic fact and economic fantasy

Is prediction a economic mirage?

Mary Ann Sieghart, Bhavna Dave, Malcolm Rifkind, Fiona Hill

New powers and fading forces

Is Western hegemony over?

Angela Eagle

Towards a just economy

An interview with Angela Eagle

John Mearsheimer

Mearsheimer and the death of ideology

Aviva Chomsky

The spectre of the enlightenment

Face to face with a destructive legacy

David Omand

How spies think

Espionage for dummies

Sasha Polakow-Suransky, Bill Browder, Yuan Yang, Sergei Guriev

Redrawing the global order

Will the BRICS surpass the west?

Bhavna Dave, Cindy Yu

China and India: The future of the next century

The fight for the future of Asia