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Refounding New Labour

<b>Ten years have been wasted but New Labour’s instincts and approach remain relevant</b>The iron curtain fell, Thatcherism was defeated, our schools and …

United Kingdom

There Is No Alternative

In late January, the future looked bright for the Alternative für Deutschland (AfD). Frauke Petry, the party’s chief, had gathered Europe’s …

Modelling France’s presidential election

France’s far-right National Front (FN) movement has never seemed closer to power. In first-round polling, Marine Le Pen, the party’s leader, is now …

Parallel lives: how the Brexit vote revealed Britain's divided culture

How did our culture became so polarised – and what can Richard Hoggart’s The Uses of Literacy, written 60 years ago, teach us about how we live today?<p>“‘We all need to remember, every day more and more, that in the last resort there is no such thing as the ‘common man’,” Richard Hoggart wrote, seven …

David Bowie

25 Famous Mysteries (That No One Realizes Were Solved)

Like Bigfoot or the Loch Ness Monster, there are a lot of "mysteries" out there that continue to baffle the masses. Except the difference is that in …

The Next 100 Years

• <b>Author:</b> George Friedman<p><b>China fragments, a new Cold War with Russia, Mexcio challenges U.S., the new great powers Turkey, Poland and Japan</b>. <i>The Next 100 Years</i> is a fascinating, eye-opening and often shocking look at what lies ahead for the U.S. and the world from one of our most incisive futurists.<p>In …

Why Millennials Will Reject Trump

In the US, pundits remain fixated on traditional party divides, and not on the deeper demographic changes that are underway. Today’s millennial …

Generations

There will be no President Le Pen

My work with focus groups across France suggests something is shifting. The Front National is a threat, but the populist domino effect will stop at France<p>Alarming though the narrative of a populist domino effect is – delivering Brexit, Donald Trump and soon Marine Le Pen, followed perhaps by Frexit …

Europe

Finland Launched A World-First Universal Basic Income Experiment

Finland kicked off a ground-breaking experiment in January 2017. The country decided to experiment with a universal basic income program that …

The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine

• <b>Author:</b> Michael Lewis<p>The #1 New York Times bestseller: "It is the work of our greatest financial journalist, at the top of his game. And it's essential reading."—Graydon Carter, Vanity Fair<br>The real story of the crash began in bizarre feeder markets where the sun doesn't shine and the SEC doesn't …

Why People Fall for Charismatic Leaders

A new book explores how fear, uncertainty, and group psychology lead people to believe leaders who say false things.<p>Why do people still believe Donald Trump when he says things like, "Our African-American communities are absolutely in the worst shape they've ever been in before. Ever. Ever. Ever"? …

How Dublin is eating Ireland

A report published today will paint a grim picture of a two-tier nation and a flight from rural Ireland<p>Half of all economic activity in the State is …