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The uses and misuses of history in politics
How well do our politicians understand British history?
NATO at 70
NATO won the first Cold War, but could it lose the second?
Get woke or go broke?
Are businesses serious about getting woke or is it old capitalism with new lipstick on?
The NHS, AI and Our Data
Will a combination of data and artificial intelligence transform the future of the NHS?
The Early Years Miracle?
The government spends billions on early years education - but what good is it doing?
Do voters need therapy?
James Tilley asks to what extent our politics is now steeped in cognitive distortion?
It's Not Easy Being Green
Why aren't The Greens more popular?
China's Captured "Princess"
How the furore over a single arrest demonstrates China's rising power.
Paul Johnson explores what the world of work tells us about inequality in England.
Command and Control?
What would be different if 10 Downing Street rather than the Treasury ran economic policy?
The Roots of 'Woke' Culture
Journalist Helen Lewis uncovers the roots of 'woke' culture.
Identity Wars: lessons from the Dreyfus Affair and Brexit Britain
Can divided societies heal? Lessons from the Dreyfus Affair, which split France in two.
The Return of Reality?
What might the pandemic do for our sense of shared reality?
The Smack of Firm Leadership
Which leaders will emerge stronger from the global pandemic - authoritarians or democrats?
More time and money is being spent on children than ever before. Why?
What do we get wrong about self-care?
The Post-Pandemic State
What should government priorities be now that it has such a dominant role in the economy?
Thinking for the Long Term
How critical is the ability to think and plan for the long term?
Humans vs the Planet
What the ‘we are the virus’ meme tells us about green politics.
Behavioural Science and the Pandemic
Behavioural fatigue: what is it, where did it come from, and what’s the link with Nudge?
Is the Internet Broken?
Is the infrastructure of the internet up to scratch?
Planning for the Worst
How ready are we for the next pandemic, cyber attack, volcanic eruption, or solar storm?
Trouble on the backbenches? Tory Leaders and their MPs
Rosie Campbell assesses the relationship between Tory leaders and their MPs.
The Rise and Fall of the Bond Market Traders
Governments are borrowing more than ever, but does it matter?
The Future of Welfare
Should Britain’s social insurance system be more German?
This Fractured Isle
Edward Stourton asks whether Covid-19 could hasten the breakup of the United Kingdom.
Who Runs that Place?
Who takes China's big decisions, how are they reached and what power struggles lie ahead?
What does the future hold for Silicon Valley's tech start ups in a post-pandemic world?
Are we predisposed by our personality to be drawn to certain policies or ideologies?
How can we identify rogue cops?
Michael Blastland examines how our collective ignorance affects policy and debate.
Boiled Rabbits of the Left?
Ex-Labour voters say the party is insufficiently patriotic. So what should it do about it?
What is political warfare and what should we do about it?
Levelling Up Wakefield
Anand Menon returns to his home city to road test plans to level up the UK economy.
The Fine Art of Decision Making
Margaret Heffernan explores the fine art of decision making in times of uncertainty.
Science in the Time of Covid-19
What has the pandemic revealed about science and our relationship with it?
Global Britain: is there substance behind the slogan?
Post-Brexit, the UK is re-branding itself as "Global Britain", but what does that mean?