What happened when the man whose specialist subject was Mexican bean beetles turned his attention to human beings…
Thrilled to be featured in the top 10 articles of the 2010s from the Chatham House archive. Not bad company to be keeping.
face the bitter truth: we are two countries, and neither of them is going to be conquered or disappear anytime soon
Helpful piece from George Packer in the Atlantic on the entrenched divisions within the US – and why they are not going away anytime soon… Really helpful background to what we are seeing as the election results come in.
I hope today can feel like a new day. I am up early, blinds drawn, sipping coffee from my favorite mug, the sun peeping over the foliage outside my window and landing on my tired face. I slept fitfully last… Read More ›
We spend one third of our waking life online, being ‘on’ 24/7 is the new norm at work, and plate spinning has become a badge of honor. There is a different way to live and work – and The Simplicity Principe shows us how. Here’s my review.
Duty and obligation are virtues, but we must not forget that duty to yourself is the most important duty of all – and imagined and self-fabricated duty can be highly corrosive.
Events over the past week have offered a sobering reminder of the risks to journalists around the world. They started with the murder of James Foley in Syria, the video of which closed with a threat to the life of… Read More ›
A report on the Today Programme this morning spoke to young women in Luton thinking about travelling to Syria. So, are there more women travelling? What will they do when they get there? And is there anything that can be… Read More ›