Magazine
Latest Issue

Essays

A world awash with debt

The pandemic has landed treasuries everywhere with whacking great overdrafts—in the UK alone the figure is £2 trillion. Debt denialism is dangerous, but panicked prudence is self-defeating. There’s no easy escape
Barry Eichengreen  

How the west lost

After the long stand-off against communism, victory seemed as total as it was sudden. But the west has since fractured and is now losing prestige and influence—does the reversal expose a moral defeat?
Anatol Lieven  

Big Brother vs China’s Uighurs

Constant surveillance, cultural suppression and ‘re-education’ are the day-to-day reality for China’s Muslim minorities. And the technology giants that enable it are closer than we might think
Darren Byler