Walter Scheidel

Waiting for the Great Leveller

The virus has thrown social disparities into sharp relief. But is this global pandemic really the game-changer we have been led to believe?

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"
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