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30 Years after the Wall: Socialism 2.0

I am celebrating the anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Even though it is unnerving to realise that the 30 years that have passed have turned me into a political dinosaur at 44. [...]

Zero Carbon Bill fails the climate

It is not enough to just say you care about the climate. We want to see effective and efficient measures to cut emissions. The Zero Carbon legislation does not deliver them. [...]

Draghi’s difficult legacy

Mario Draghi might be remembered as the central banker who defended the euro while planting the seeds of its eventual destruction. [...]

Rediscovering the West

When future historians look back at our world today, they will regard it as the end of an era. Over the space of just a few years, the fundamentals of our political and economic order have all changed. [...]

Waking up to woke

We need to ask for facts when the other side only offers emotions. If we do not do that, we will end up with speech codes resembling those of totalitarian regimes. [...]