policy

Why averages don’t add up

12 October 2019 9:00 am

I recently learned from a doctor friend that salt isn’t necessarily bad for you. Yes, there is a minority whose…

‘I’d have said let’s not do this’: What Osborne never asked his nudge guru

18 June 2016 9:00 am

Behavioural economics guru Richard Thaler on gas bills, Europe – and the advice the Chancellor never sought

An age of climate realism is upon us

5 December 2015 9:00 am

The age of climate realism is upon us

The climate summit in Paris will feature a lot of hot air

7 November 2015 9:00 am

The delegates who will gather for the star-studded Paris climate summit include celebrities, presidents and perhaps even the Pope. Among…

It wasn't just pollsters who were useless in the election; pundits were too

16 May 2015 9:00 am

It takes some agility to shoot yourself in the foot and saw off the branch you’re sitting on, while hoisting…

Spectator letters: Peter Atherton answers EDF, and Battersea Dogs Home answers Rod Liddle

8 March 2014 9:00 am

Political best buys Sir: Fraser Nelson’s excellent article ‘Cameron’s Northern Alliance’ (1 March) made me wonder whether we, as voters,…