The conventional wisdom on fiscal policy doesn’t add up. A glance at the data and one realises that the media panic is unjustified

Karen Horn and Robert Skidelsky trade blows over the latter’s new book

The progressive orthodoxy in British education has left one in five school-leavers functionally illiterate. That ethos needs to change

‘Empirical evidence shows that whereas Friedman knew what he was talking about, Keynes did not’