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The global economic race, censorship in China, and the physics of ping pong

By Jay Elwes  

The new issue of Prospect comes out on Thursday 19th September

In the new issue of Prospect, Chuka Umunna, the shadow Business Secretary, says that Britain is at risk of losing out in the global economic race.

“While the British brand remains strong overseas,” he says, “it is clear we are at risk of being outpaced by more aggressive rivals in the crucial emerging markets where we need to be doing better.”

He blames the Government for this, saying that there is an “ideological reluctance to pursue…

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