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By Robert Skidelsky - Oct 18,2018
LONDON — The United Kingdom’s “Remainers”, who still hope to reverse Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, have placarded British cities with a simple question: “Brexit — Is It Worth It?” Well, is it?The answer given by economics is clear: certainly not.
By Robert Skidelsky - Aug 14,2018
LONDON — Liberal revulsion at US President Donald Trump’s mendacious and uncouth politics has spilled over into a rigid defence of market-led globalisation.
By Robert Skidelsky - Jul 17,2018
LONDON — Since June 23, 2016, when 52 per cent of British voters backed withdrawing from the European Union, the “Brexit” debate has been tearing British politics apart.
By Robert Skidelsky - Jul 02,2018
LONDON — The fixation on the ongoing World Cup, during which an estimated one million foreign football fans, many from Europe and the United States, are expected to converge on Moscow and other Russian cities, risks masking the extent to which Russia and the West have drifted apa
By Robert Skidelsky - Jun 12,2018
LONDON — Slumps have always been boom times for monetary experiments, and the economic collapse of 2008-2009 was no different. Underlying this recurrence is the instinctive feeling that economic calamities must have monetary causes, and therefore monetary remedies.
By Robert Skidelsky - May 24,2018
LONDON — Slumps have always been boom times for monetary experiments, and the economic collapse of 2008-2009 was no different. Underlying this recurrence is the instinctive feeling that economic calamities must have monetary causes, and therefore monetary remedies.
By Robert Skidelsky - Mar 20,2018
LONDON — The poisoning of Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia at an Italian restaurant in Salisbury has driven an important story off the front pages of the British press.
By Robert Skidelsky - Nov 25,2017
Sociology, anthropology and history have been making large inroads into the debate on immigration.
By Robert Skidelsky - Sep 23,2017
Who runs the European Union? On the eve of Germany’s general election, that is a very timely question.One standard reply is “the EU’s member states” — all 28 of them. Another is “the European Commission”.
By Robert Skidelsky - Apr 20,2017
Clearly, the last word has not been said about the chemical weapons attack on Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib province, Syria, on April 4, which left 85 dead and an estimated 555 injured.But three points — concerning responsibility for the attack, the United States’ military response to

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