Why we need to reform the Crown, the rich history of Chinese people in the UK, why governments can’t just keep borrowing and a profile of Cressida Dick. Plus Edward Said’s confusion, how to fix government sleaze and we ask whether meritocracy has had its day.
Sociology is entering a new golden age-but without much help from academic sociologists. Over the past two decades the trendy sociologist stopped being a cliché and became an oxymoron. Now the discipline is making a comeback in think-tanks and consultancies