Article in the London Review of Books on the decline of the UK economy as the backdrop to the current Tory leadership election.
Guardian comment piece on derisory ‘catch-up’ funding and failure to recognise the sacrifices made by children.
Comment piece for The Guardian, on the political and cultural consequences of Britain’s post-2008 model of capitalism, in which all the gains go to asset-owners.
My new working paper on the politics and economics of inheritance, both in a public and a private sense, is now published online (and open access) by Centre for Understanding Prosperity.
Piece written for Discover Society, on why the current mood of solidarity and empathy for the vulnerable should be converted into a new era of progressive fiscal policy.
I’ve reviewed Thomas Piketty’s Capital & Ideology for The Guardian.