Keynesian policy recommendations are now the staple of governments around the world but it is hard to believe Keynes himself would endorse them
The backlash against neoliberalism has revived anti-capitalist conspiracy theories. Those under attack must not behave like a sect
A new breed of libertarian paternalists who claim to know what’s best for us are nudging us down the road to serfdom
From beneath Berlin’s streets archeaologists have unearthed a reminder of Nazi oppression
The reaction to Thilo Sarrazin’s courageous book shows that Germany is indeed abolishing itself
“Cuba is decaying at a scandalous pace, physically and morally. The social capital of civil values and mutual trust has evaporated and hatred is taking hold”
Historical events, finding a dusty old book or debates at the dinner table: anything can inspire a Nobel Laureate. So what makes an economist tick?
Keynes may be the flavour of the month but the Sage of Kirkcaldy’s insights are more valuable than ever