‘Capital in the Twenty-First Century’

Thomas Piketty’s economic, social and political history of the evolution of income and wealth


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Simon Kuper, writing in 2009, on how a football tragedy redeemed the game
Nigel Farage celebrates with Ukip candidate Diane James at the Eastleigh by-election, February 28; James beat the Tories to take second place ©Getty
George Parker, the FT’s political editor, penned a profile of the UKIP leader in 2013
Staff working at the Internet Archive in San Francisco
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Archiving the internet

How a not-for-profit library in San Francisco is helping to preserve the web’s record of the past for posterity

An office tower at night in Chicago
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The workplace – prison or sanctuary?

From dark 19th-century quarters to Silicon Valley playground, the office has long divided opinion

Vito Acconci’s ‘Trademarks’
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Harald Falckenberg on the art world

Looking back over the past few decades, there is no sign that the art market bubble is about to burst

Lee Hsien Loong
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Lee Hsien Loong

Singapore’s PM talks about Japanese aggression, Ukraine’s revolution and why nanny states are not all bad

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Snorkelling in Antarctica

Don’t just watch penguins from your cruise ship – now you can dive in and swim alongside them

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On location: ‘The Trip to Italy’

The six-part series follows the pair as they embark on a road-trip from Piedmont, in the north, south to Capri

Collars and dollars

Women’s hemlines rise and fall with the times – but do men’s shirts reflect the economic climate too?

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Across China like a bullet

Hitting 300km/h on the new Beijing-to-Guilin line, high-speed rail is transforming cross-country travel

James Dean at the BFI, London

The screen career of the 1950s icon lasted barely a year but, in the age of the selfie, his legacy lives on



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