US student debt is a study in dysfunction

A degree is no longer a ticket to social mobility for poorest Americans, writes Rana Foroohar

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The interconnectedness through supply chains means any cuts in exports will have wider ramifications than is first apparent
– The Exchange: Diane Coyle
Britain’s new trade relations will be a long time coming
– Free Lunch: Martin Sandbu
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Michel Barnier, The scourge of the City of London, is back
– Brussels Briefing: Jim Brunsden

Nick Butler: The lessons of Hinkley Point

The only prudent response was to pause and to reconsider all options

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A dark day for the UK Labour party

The court ruling in Jeremy Corbyn’s favour leaves rebel MPs isolated, writes Sebastian Payne

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May is right about reforming capitalism

Officials say it is more like a change of government than just a new PM, says Philip Stephens

Today’s politics do not mirror the 1930s

Countries that have suffered most economically are not electing populists, writes Jacek Rostowski

SDP casts a wrong shadow for Labour rebels

The breakaway party did not fail; it was a successful suicide mission

Lloyds is early victim of Brexit effect

The bank is among the biggest business-world proxies for the UK economy, writes Patrick Jenkins

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The danger of eurozone banking fudges

Stress test results will put the focus on weaknesses, writes William Rhodes

Obama’s call to America’s better angels

Even by his own oratorical standards, the president’s endorsement was one of a kind, writes Edward Luce

Clinton feat highlights workplace sexism

Slow ascent for women especially in media and tech groups

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