Andrey Zvyagintsev

Andrei Zvyagintsev

In ‘Leviathan’, the controversial film-maker delivers a blistering critique of life under Putin

From the blogs

The ECB has declared independence from its German forebears
– Gavyn Davies
Acting in advance was surely better than waiting until market forces became unbearable
– DeAnne Julius
Unless leaders understand the true causes of low growth, they will make it worse
– Andrew Smithers

The battle between capital and labour

When misfortune strikes, workers are on their own, writes Yochai Benkler

Jonathan McHugh illustration
©Jonathan McHugh

Greens contemplate life beyond the fringe

The party’s hippie gap year cannot last for ever

Great museums cannot rely on the state

Revolution in leadership required at UK’s leading galleries, writes Bendor Grosvenor

The film that shows Eastwood’s soft side

‘American Sniper’ is not a call to arms or a sign of a resurgent right but more of a cry of pain

FT Editorial

Give middle classes fair share of pie

Those who work in real economy should be rewarded with higher earnings, writes Izabella Kaminska

The fur debate — recycled

These days my attitudes to fur have become less black and white. Or sable and cream, perhaps

Ingram Pinn illustration
©Ingram Pinn

After Charlie, an opening for Le Pen

The softening of its image scarcely conceals the essential character of the National Front

Draghi’s promise to do whatever it takes

Nobody knows whether ECB’s QE will work but it is a start at least

Use markets to stop the next Ebola crisis

‘Pandemic bonds’ could inject private-sector rigour into global medical bureaucracies

So when did mankind make its mark?

Scientists are seeking the instant when our species began changing the planet, writes Anjana Ahuja

No time for Jews to talk of leaving UK

That Jews face a heightened threat from Islamists is undeniable but society is not against us

Microsoft kicks off Artificial Reality Wars

The stakes are much higher as tech group shows off HoloLens device

Super Mario strikes again

The ECB again breaks free of the constraints of eurozone politics, writes Martin Sandbu

Draghi does enough for now

Getting inflation expectations higher is not going to be easy, writes Stephanie Flanders

ECB can only buy time for Europe

Central bank pursues macroeconomic objectives with imperfect tools, writes Mohamed El-Erian

Indians called to ‘battle of the babies’

Religious leaders seek more births in a country already facing a population crisis

ECB action likely to stoke currency wars

Central bank is using an important reserve currency as a policy weapon

Tech has to create more than disruption

Start-ups need to augment jobs rather than eliminate them

A lame duck president in a strutting pose

Real message of speech is the push for another Clinton presidency



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