Samuel Gregg

Samuel Gregg is Distinguished Fellow in Political Economy at the American Institute for Economic Research and author, most recently, of The Next American Economy: Nation, State, and Markets in an Uncertain World (2022)

Why Davos only makes the world’s ‘polycrisis’ worse

‘Polycrisis’. If you haven’t heard of the word, it’s likely that you soon will, courtesy of the World Economic Forum, which is meeting this week in Davos, Switzerland, to discuss the theme ‘Cooperation in a Fragmented World’ The world, according to the just-released WEF Global Risks 2023 Report, has entered an era of ‘polycrisis’. Though the expression sounds like a buzzword designed by management consultants to persuade

Why it isn’t mad to oppose the World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum (WEF) and its long-serving founder and Executive Chairman, Professor Klaus Schwab, are the subjects of many insane conspiracy theories. This NGO, which again this January will bring together politicians, business leaders, journalists, academics, and assorted celebrities in Davos, has been accused, among other things, of being a secret cabal of paedophiles who used the Covid-19

We’re in dark days for market liberalism

If there is anything that the swift overturning of Prime Minister Liz Truss’s purported free market revolution has taught us, it is the utter lack of enthusiasm for economic liberalisation à la Reagan and Thatcher across the West right now. Yes, the lousy roll-out of the mini-budget by Truss’s now ex-Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng played a role