globalisation

Could my slogan have swayed the Brexit vote?

25 May 2019 9:00 am

People sometimes ask what slogan could have swayed the Brexit vote: the opposite of the touchstone phrase ‘Take back control’.…

How technology exacerbates the winner-takes-all effect

11 March 2017 9:00 am

I was exchanging emails with someone the other day and signed off with the sentence ‘let me know when you…

The threat of protectionism has put world business leaders on the defensive

4 March 2017 9:00 am

Globalisation has apparently been going too fast. It is blamed for benefiting managers and owners of capital — and emerging-market…

Theresa May's new third way

25 February 2017 9:00 am

Theresa May’s path between globalism and nationalism

Brexit is a revolution – and it’ll be decades before we know it’s worked

10 December 2016 9:00 am

Few years will live as long in the memory as 2016. Historians will ponder the meaning and consequences of the…

Donald Trump represents the new normal – on both sides of the Atlantic

19 November 2016 9:00 am

Trump’s victory is the latest manifestation of an enormous paradigm shift

The latest African authors take on globalisation

23 July 2016 9:00 am

In a Johannesburg mall, a listless and lonely IT worker chats with his dad about the bitter fruits of upward…

Yes, Donald Trump is grotesque. But I will never vote for Hillary Clinton

26 March 2016 9:00 am

And that’s why I’ll never vote for Hillary

HMS Agamemnon lays the first Atlantic telegraph cable between Trinity Bay and Valentia Island

The 1850s: a dizzying decade of boom and bust

26 March 2016 9:00 am

We can all identify decades in which the world moved forward. Wars are not entirely negative experiences: the social and…

A world crisis with no world leader

9 August 2014 9:00 am

No one wants to pay the price of speaking for the free world