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The energy of populist insurgents is about more than flat living standards
The idea of a market-driven university system is a disaster waiting to happen
An ultra-cool dwarf star carries the whiff of a jackpot of extraterrestrial life
A linguistic spat shows why the liberal, globalist movement is under siege
There is one thing to celebrate, and four things to worry about in the latest data
Companies no longer need to declare payments to autocratic regimes
His theoretical economic research retains burning practical relevance
Notebook: Bemusement, relief and flattery are among allies’ reactions to the Trump era
Kraft Heinz’s failed Unilever bid shows the food industry has run out of growth
A remuneration system that has long produced the wrong answers needs basic reform
Abandoning the consensus on Israel-Palestine will be harder than the president thinks
The banknote ban is a shock for an economy with so many outside the formal system
The bulge of jobs at the bottom makes it harder for people to climb up
Is job-killing productivity a measurement artefact?
Currency made available at 20% above official rate in president’s absence
Notebook: Victory is a potent tool as is delivering on stump promises
A new ‘virtual workforce’ is enhancing the productivity of human intelligence
Pro-Europeans have to push for change after exiting the union
The problem with robots is rent, not the loss of jobs
When voters feel the system no longer serves their interests, freedom falters
Monetary policy involves trade-offs that are fundamentally political in nature
Will the system bring the president down or will he destroy it first?
Western leaders must hope that Trump’s deputies retain hold of US defence policy
Scientists offer landmark approval for editing human genomes
Is ‘making things’ so much better for productivity?