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Centrists should beware of being too accommodating
Oxford graduate Faiz Siddiqui and the mid-life ‘what-ifs’ about a first-class degree
Rational economic policies are overshadowed by 140-character threats to business
Use of referendums to bypass constraints on executive power has an illiberal history
At least we think it has, but then again how can we be sure?
A permanently higher US growth rate is possible
There is a tidiness that disappears when rules are replaced by competing powers
Road transport will become a utility bought by volume, like electricity and water
A bail-in solution will cause less pain than any alternative, including delay
While America has shifted from idealism to cynicism, many Africans are still idealists
How bosses have resisted proposals aimed at slowing the upward movement in their pay
Old grievances fester as prospects for a Palestinian state look bleaker than ever
The tweeting won’t look so clever if it sparks a war in some part of the world
Divergence in the performance of members of the single currency is a real challenge
Religion offers a fundamentally different worldview from science, says Anjana Ahuja
Notebook: Why stage a cyber break-in when you can convince users to open their doors?
UK should not add distractions to already difficult work
There is cultural refusal to believe EU leaders mean what they say about exit terms
Reluctance to buy into ideas is harming the economy and stunting innovation
Notebook: The government’s decision to ban small banknotes affects everyone
Markets have done central banks’ tightening for them
Events set off by Renzi’s defeat could endanger the euro and risk a financial crisis
It is not enough to compete on products, companies must find new ways of working
The proposals would threaten to increase federal debt and interest rates
Post-Brexit discrimination is a greater fear than deportation for Europeans
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