On a recent visit to the Royal Academy, I noticed a tall, elegantly dressed man who spent quite some time… Read more Standpoint Magazine: Ironies of Ideology
Long before either Ukraine or Russia existed, there was Kiev. For centuries, the city’s residents have been sauntering along the… Read more Standpoint Magazine: City where history is still being made
“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
Last week saw the deadline for companies with over 250 employees in the UK to report their gender pay gap.… Read more Money Observer: How to close the gender pay gap in finance
Economists look to house prices, GDP and retail sales to predict the next recession. But a new study says we… Read more Money Observer: Fertility and other surprising ways to spot a recession