Who We are and What Unites Us

The British Empire remains a subject of both shame and glorification, subject of public controversy Sathnam Sanghera, addresses many of the issues that are now urgent subjects of debate- such as Britain’s role in the slave trade and the links between empire and multiculturalism. Sanghera shows how our imperial past is everywhere including how we…

China fastest growing global superpower

In The Long Game, Rush Doshi, advisor on China in the Biden White House, draws from a rich base of Chinese primary sources, including decades worth of party documents, leaked materials, and memoirs by party leaders, to demonstrate that China is in fact playing a long, methodical game to replace America as a regional and…

Vision for New Economics

Diane Coyle, distinguished academic economist with Harvard PhD, Cambridge Chair, and professional, ex-UK Treasury, CBE, explores enormous problems but also opportunities and explains how economics needs to change to keep pace with the twenty-first century and the digital economy – Digital technology, big data, big tech, machine learning, and AI are revolutionising both the tools…

Jeans and fashion’s greed for cheap clothes

This is the story of jeans from  cotton plant nested in the soil to the flares hanging in your wardrobes. A revealing book about the birth and death of jeans that exposes the fractures of our global supply chains, and our relationships to each other, ourselves and the planet. Did you buy your jeans on…

Amazon invest $1bn in India- a key growth market

Jeff Bezos, Amazon boss has announced £770m ( $1bn) investment in India, digitising small and medium businesses allowing them to sell and operate online, saying the country is a key growth market. Speaking in New Delhi he said the 21st century is “going to be the Indian century”. The e-commerce billionaire’s three-day visit to India…