An edited version of my recent LRB Winter Lecture, The Reaction Economy, has now appeared in the new issue of the London Review of Books. You can also listen to me discussing the piece on the LRB podcast or watch the original lecture.
Trussonomics will be a reckless exercise in slashing the state when there’s nothing left to cut
Opinion piece in The Guardian on the revival of failed ‘supply-side’ economic dogma, as the inspiration of Liz Truss and Kwasi Kwarteng.
Article in the London Review of Books on the decline of the UK economy as the backdrop to the current Tory leadership election.
The history of The Spectator
A review essay, published at the New Left Review blog, on the history of The Spectator and what it tells us about Britain’s new political elite.
Review of Douglas Murray’s book
I reviewed The Madness of Crowds by Douglas Murray for The Guardian Review.