How Walther Funk’s 1940 memo predicted the rise of the European Union

Politicians had no choice but to order a national lockdown — but the cost to the country may still be too great

Jamie Whyte reviews Capital and Ideology by Thomas Piketty

Jamie Blackett reviews Daylight Robbery by Dominic Frisby

Decisive action to slow the spread of Covid-19 is a no brainer

The Chancellor’s rash splurge on infrastructure is a worrying sign that Britain’s economic policy is heading in the wrong direction

Which, if any, expert estimates should we take seriously?

Factories of elite opinion like the Economist will fail if they produce shoddy goods

Budget balancing works — and naive spendthrift Keynesianism doesn’t