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The big ideas of 2015

The ideas which will shape the coming year from 'downward mobility' to the 'end of cash' and the 'new monogamy'

What ideas will shape Britain and the world in the coming year? © David Ryle

We live in extraordinary times. This makes a nonsense of the term “developed world”—implying that the story, in the countries of the west, is all told. That notion is confounded by the scale of the change through which we are living, in politics, economics and technology. Some of this has difficult consequences. It is a hard time to run a democracy…

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