In the New Statesman I argue that a tarnished symbol of global finance could be remade as a network of local banks.
I was invited to the BBC Radio 4 Briefing Room to discuss whether it is time to renationalise the railways with David Aaronovitch and Michael Portillo.
During the presidential campaign Donald Trump championed himself as the only candidate willing to stand up to Wall Street. Three weeks into his presidency, however, and the reality looks rather different. Many of the most powerful and influential positions in his administration have been gifted to senior Wall Street insiders – most of them handpicked by Trump.
In the Guardian I argue that we need a new, decentralised banking system that invests in local initiatives to create jobs and industries in the regions that have been left behind.
Today I appeared on Sky News to discuss Theresa May’s Brexit speech alongside Allie Renison, head of Europe and trade policy at the Institute of Directors.
A low-tax, low-standards economy will jeopardise generations of progress.
Rail commuters in Britain faced daily misery long before this week’s strike action – a combination of poor services, spiralling ticket costs and overcrowding. It’s little wonder privatisation of the railways remains a recurring and contentious feature in UK politics.
The future of the single currency has huge implications for Britain – regardless of Brexit.
To defeat the forces of Trump and Farage, we need to break from the past and chart a fundamentally different economic course.
On Sunday Italians go to the polls to vote on reforms to the country’s constitution. It has been speculated that the referendum, which has been championed by Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, could have far reaching consequences beyond Italy, threatening the stability of the European banking system and even the Eurozone itself.