“Street art—you mean vandalism? No, thank you.” That was the response of a friend when I invited him to join… Read more First Things Magazine: Taking Art Off the Street – Museums are giving street art a home, but at what cost?
Tucked away between office buildings by Euston station is where I found the Camden People’s Theatre. It’s a little place… Read more Times Literary Supplement: Whose London is it anyway?
I recently went to a public lecture at LSE hosted by the Forum for European Philosophy. The discussion was entitled… Read more Times Literary Supplement: Does philosophy have to be obscure?
One of the 20th century’s main advocates of high-rise tower blocks was the architect Ernő Goldfinger. To address the acute… Read more Standpoint Magazine: Wholesome homes
A new show about consciousness takes a terrifying look at how scientists, philosophers and artists deal with “the hard problem”… Read more The Economist’s 1843: The malleability of our minds
Jonathan Verk, co-founder of coParenter, has first-hand experience of a bruising marriage break-up. “Six years ago, I started going through… Read more The Sunday Times’ Raconteur: Rise of the robot mediator
What’s your first memory of money? Psychoanalysts could have a field day unravelling how people’s first memories shape their views… Read more Money Observer: First money memories
In September, Barclays announced the launch of the Multi-Impact Growth Fund, the first impact fund to be launched by a… Read more Money Observer: Barclays’ impact fund is a first for a bank – but should it be investing in military aircraft?
People who invest in socially responsible funds can easily find out how their portfolios have performed financially, but historically it… Read more Money Observer: How to measure the social impact of investments
‘Who says a reality television show can’t convey an important message?’ asked my friend Elly Steinberg, who is a documentary… Read more Money Observer: What Piketty has in common with reality TV