When governments fund decades-long loss-making ventures that expand the economy’s production capabilities, we call it industrial policy. When a billionaire does it, we say it is markets at work. Dr Cameron Murray explores what effective industrial policy should look like.
The fat days for coal mining aren’t coming back…no matter what Trump says. We ask if withdrawing from the Paris Accords was really the best deal for Americans.
We take a look behind the last eight years of neoliberalism and ask was it really the medicine America needed?
This year’s presidential election has brought into sharp relief the fact that our justice system -in fact, our whole way of life – is in trouble. Mitch Feierstein explains how we if don’t take steps to protect our democracy now, we’ll lose it.
As the election results poured in, usually dour Russians sat in their favourite cafes, beaming smiles, shaking hands, and cheerfully buying each other coffees, united by a common feeling of relief and celebration.