Weekend long reads

Read about the US midterms, deadly urban pollution, #MeToo rules for office behaviour, Germany’s imperilled Social Democrats, Apple’s design guru, why we love pirates — and much more

The author Joan C Williams on how to behave in the workplace — and the role of class in the anti-#MeToo backlash

Who will voters choose in the race between a progressive Democrat and a Trump acolyte?

Dirty air accounts for the premature deaths of people in London, New York, Paris and Beijing

The fall of the once-mighty SPD holds lessons for socialist parties across Europe

Apple’s chief design officer on Steve Jobs, the $5bn new campus — and why the unforeseen consequences of tech keep him awake

An exhilarating history of US capitalism from the former Fed chief and Adrian Wooldridge

More from this Series

‘I sometimes feel myself ducking because I imagine that someone could shoot me,’ says Labour MP

How did the villainous buccaneers become the stuff of playrooms and storybooks?

Amid the watery labyrinth of the Okavango Delta, a mobile safari offers encounters with nature at its most beautiful and bizarre

A masterly show on Cubism explores how the two artists and their contemporaries revolutionised art

‘Every dig is existential. Excavation is simultaneously an act of destruction and revelation’

After initially getting the creeps, FT correspondent Robin Wigglesworth discovered the city’s charms

Has the street artist’s most audacious prank shredded the credibility of the art market?