What is it all for?

Well, he did it. The amassing of some 160,000 troops on its borders was a clear sign of intent to invade Ukraine. Still, the feeling of shock expressed by so many at the actual event is genuine because of the enormous ramifications and import of the most significant military ground offensive in Europe since World …

The political economy of climate change

We face significant challenges: climate change, COVID-19, an ageing population, inequality, both within and between countries, and the pace of technological change, itself leading to further inequality. All are critical, but the one that seems to pose an existential threat to humanity –and so is slowly leading to coordinated action –is climate change. There have …