No robots please, we’re British. A stunning chart from the OECD survey of the UK.
Alarming UK-Germany productivity comparison.
Who remembers the “pinsetters” and the elevators operators? False alarmism about tech.
The Great Recession’s impact on American society ten years on: a great round up.
Best reading group discussion in ages on Geoff Mann’s brilliant book on Keynes, In the Long Run We are All Dead (London: Verso, 2017)
I’m excited about getting back to some Deluge-era reading. It will start with these two:
Bitter Freedom: Ireland in a Revolutionary World 1918-23, by Maurice Walsh
and Cemily Aydin, The idea of the Muslim World. A Global Intellectual history