Robert Skidelsky, political economist and author of the definitive biography of economist John Maynard Keynes, explains the different ways in which governments have thought about the Budget over history, and explores how Keynes’s ideas can still offer a fresh perspective – and where we have to go beyond Keynes to respond to today’s problems.
On 17th October 2018, Valdis Dombrovskis, Vice President of the European Commission, addressed the Oxford Union in support of the motion that “the euro has never been stronger“. Today, Friday 16th November 2018, Steve Bannon […]
On democratic planning. Leigh Phillips and Michal Rozworski propose we look at Walmart and other giant corporations as sites of planning, not of markets — and that this fact proves planning works. Rather than rely […]
Syriza lost the last Greek elections after 4 1/2 years in power. What happened to a party that, for a time, represented the European radical left’s hopes? Did it achieve anything in power? Many talk […]