Articles by Tom Clark
Tens of thousands voted to choose the world’s top thinker from the 50 names we presented in our last issue. Here we speak to the winner, Cambridge mathematician Caucher Birkar
Tom Clark / August 30, 2019
Locking down election dates has left us in a fix. The lesson? Think before you reform
The new PM could face lethal perils within just three months. Governing hasn’t looked so dicey since the Georgian age
This issue, we revive the tradition of highlighting the world’s greatest thinkers. And throughout the magazine, you’ll find writers determined to make sense of senseless times
Tom Clark / July 18, 2019
Can we deliver on a decades-long promise?
Tory candidates are on a spending spree, but austerity has not been defeated. There is still a risk that the next recession is followed by cuts that make it worse
Many communities are missing out in material terms—but they still have a strong spirit. Renewal begins when it’s tapped. (This supplement was produced in partnership with the Joseph Rowntree...
Tom Clark / June 13, 2019
Global warming is not the kind of phenomenon that the human mind has evolved to regard as a clear and present threat
Paul Mason's new book argues there's a crisis around the corner