June 22, 2019

Neoliberalism has tricked us into believing a fairytale about where money comes from

Far from being a technical, commercial instrument, money can be a social and political construct that has immense radical potential.
June 21, 2019

Amazon wins ‘.amazon’ domain name, aggravating South American region and undermining digital commons

Who has the right to use an Amazon domain name? The people who live there or a company with the same name?
June 21, 2019

Industrial policy is back on the agenda — and it’s never been needed more than it is now

Properly executed, government intervention can provide a real economic boost.
June 20, 2019

Libra: four reasons to be extremely cautious about Facebook’s new currency

Get it right and libra could be the world's first truly global currency. Get it wrong, on the other hand ...
June 18, 2019

Gulf of Oman attacks: how merchant ships can keep safe in dangerous waters

Tensions are rising after two oil tankers were attacked in the Middle East. But what can ships do to protect themselves in risky waters?
June 14, 2019

The rise and fall of Philip Green’s Arcadia Group

The success – and failure – of brands like Topshop and Burton has been in lockstep with the high street.
June 14, 2019

A vegan meat revolution is coming to global fast food chains – and it could help save the planet

Realistic plant-based meat is now big business - and global fast food chains are finally starting to take notice. In doing so, they could significantly reduce meat's role in the climate crisis.
June 12, 2019

Online gambling: children among easy prey for advertisers who face few sanctions

Online gambling algorithims and blurred lines on what constitutes an advert on social media mean advertising principles are being flouted.
June 12, 2019

England’s history of defaulting on European lenders shows repercussions of not paying Brexit bill

Research shows that England was one of the first sovereigns to default on its international debt obligations.
June 12, 2019

Online shopping: why its unstoppable growth may be coming to an end

Even Amazon can't defy gravity forever.
June 11, 2019

Are retailers ‘bagging’ the 5p plastic carrier bag charge?

Ever wondered where the 5p you pay for plastic bags in the UK goes?
June 11, 2019

Boris Johnson’s threat to not pay Britain’s Brexit bill is dangerous for the UK economy

It's hard to say if, legally, not paying the Brexit bill will classify as a sovereign default. But credit agencies will take serious notice.