Why can’t you afford a home?

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UCL IIPP Oct 14, 2018 Why Can’t You Afford a Home? by Josh Ryan-Collins , published by Polity Books A remarkable transformation is occurring in advanced…

Why can’t you afford a home?

Nationalised drug companies may be needed to ‘fix antibiotics market’

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Jim O’Neill criticised the pharma companies, saying: ‘They see their job as rewarding shareholders – and it’s kind of really worrying.’Photograph: Adrian…

Nationalised drug companies may be needed to ‘fix antibiotics market’

Rethinking Capitalism – a new elective module for UCL undergraduates

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This new course will provide students with a critical perspective on ‘grand-challenges’ affecting Western Capitalism and introduce them to new approaches to…

Rethinking Capitalism – a new elective module for UCL undergraduates

The Point Is to Change It

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Forum Response Economics After Neoliberalism Neoliberalism has not been all bad for developing countries. Any program for economic change must confront their…

The Point Is to Change It

A 7-Hour, 6-Mile, Round-the-Museum Tour of the Prado

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“Las Meninas,” by Diego Velázquez, in Gallery 12 in the Prado Museum in Madrid. Credit Emilio Parra Doiztua for The New York Times Skip to contentSkip to site…

A 7-Hour, 6-Mile, Round-the-Museum Tour of the Prado

We’re Losing the War on Corruption

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Felicity Huffman departs an initial hearing for defendants in the college-bribery case. Mike Blake / Reuters It’s too bad that Felicity Huffman has been…

We’re Losing the War on Corruption

Decency

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In thinking about the American idea, we decided to revisit a concept we first took up in these pages 25 years ago. Americans value both order and freedom, and…

Decency

This Tech Makes D.I.Y. Key Duplication Easy. Maybe Too Easy.

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Tech fix You can now take key duplication into your own hands using kiosks and apps from start-ups. Our columnist explored whether the benefits of this outweigh…

This Tech Makes D.I.Y. Key Duplication Easy. Maybe Too Easy.

How John Hickenlooper Could Win The 2020 Democratic Nomination

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Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper announced on Monday that he is running for president, saying that he “can bring people together to produce the…

How John Hickenlooper Could Win The 2020 Democratic Nomination

100 Percent Is Overrated – The Atlantic – Pocket

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Photo by: Debra Hughes / Shutterstock A t whatever age smart people develop the idea that they are smart , they also tend to develop vulnerability around…

100 Percent Is Overrated – The Atlantic – Pocket