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Le Tour in London

As the Tour de France comes to Britain for the first time ever, what can three books tell us about the meaning of the world's most demanding athletic contest?
Jack Thurston  

The fat of the land

Individuals may not own countries any more, but land inequity is still a huge problem in both poor and rich nations. Is it time for a progressive land tax?
Jack Thurston  

Mother mercantilism

There was a small measure of progress at the WTO Hong Kong conference, but negotiators still see trade as an arm of politics
Jack Thurston