The Age of Consent

Text of lecture given to the Royal Society of Arts, and printed in their magazine Read more.

Battle of the Manifestos

Battle of the Manifestos Read more.

A Charter to Intervene

We need new international laws to tell us whether or not force is justified. Read more.

The Flight to India

The jobs Britain stole from the Asian subcontinent 300 years ago are now returning. Is this a good thing or a bad one? Read more.

The Philosophy of Cant

Europe wrecked the world trade talks, but it may accidentally have forced the poor world to assert its power. Final installment of the series on trade. Read more.

Whose Side Are You On?

Some of those calling for changes in the way we trade are working against the interests of the poor. This is the second of a three-part series on trade. Read more.

Universal Fair Trade

We need a global trading regime which permits only the nice guys to survive. Read more.

Le Monde, C’est Nous

At the world trade summit next week, the rich world will ensure that the poor world stays that way. This is the first of a three-part series on trade Read more.

Beware the Bluewash

The UN should not become the dustbin for America’s failed adventures Read more.

Stealing Nations

The International Monetary Fund does not make its “mistakes” by accident. Read more.

Fake Patriots

Why does the right refuse to see that US power has become a threat to our sovereignty? Read more.

I Was Wrong About Trade

“Localisation” is both destructive and unjust Read more.

Seize the Day

Our task is not to overthrow globalisation, but to use it as a vehicle for the first global democratic revolution. Read more.

How to Stop America

How to Stop America Read more.

Enslaved by Free Trade

The West became rich by ignoring patent rules and protecting its industries. Poor countries should be allowed to do the same. Read more.

Rich in Imagination

The figures which purport to show that the world’s poor are emerging from poverty don’t add up Read more.

Out of the Wreckage

By tearing up the global rulebook, the US is in fact undermining its own imperial rule Read more.

Who Guards the Guards?

The UN Security Council is inherently tyrannical. No war it mandates can ever be just Read more.

Do As We Say, Not As We Do

The free market is imposed on the poor world, but absent from the rich world Read more.

The Rich World’s Veto

Only a democratic revolution can break the grip of vested interests Read more.