Beware a new wave of populism, born out of coronavirus-induced economic inequity | Nick Cohen
April 28, 2020

Big businesses and governments are fast making themselves inviolable. There could be a backlash

A global wave of injustice could follow the global pandemic. Pre-existing tendencies towards monopoly, Chinese dominance and predatory capitalism will explode unless governments take measures to Continue reading

Donald Trump is wrong, the economic hit of the coronavirus will last for years
April 21, 2020

Consumer and business spending will stay cautious but the state can fill the gap. We must not turn off the taps too early, like in 2010

Donald Trump tells us that once Covid-19 is contained and it is safe to Continue reading

Christine Lagarde under fire for ECB coronavirus response
April 10, 2020

Comments from central banks chief labelled a catastrophic failure by eurozone economist

European Central Bank boss, Christine Lagarde, has come under fire after she refused to echo her predecessor and say the bank would do whatever it takes to protect Continue reading