A High Street store may give Theresa May the model for bolstering the role of employees in how companies are run.
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Celebrating mental health is a great opportunity to make the right changes to keep workers happy – and productive.
Present and correct.
Economics struggles to explain the explosion of gift models at the heart of our online economy.
Japan astounded the world with its economic performance for decades.
One thing became dramatically apparent in the economic sphere following the Cold War: capitalism was ubiquitous, but it looked very different in Japan, Germany, the US and China.
The pressure is often too much.
Rising suicides form part of the profound transformations in the workplace that have taken place over the past 30 years.
All accounted for in Babylon. Belshazzar’s Feast by Rembrandt.
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The number crunchers who helped create our capitalist world have been measuring the world since ancient times.
Talking tough against privilege.
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May's plans to transform business are more radical than they first appear.
People walk through the London Stock Exchange lobby. Will the excesses of big business become more prominent in post-Brexit UK?
The UK's free market orientation and its strong tendency towards short-termism and impatient capital could have significant adverse effects on the economy in the long run.
How is Berlin’s landmark art show presenting our new preoccupations?
Courtesy 9th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art
Art events should encourage us to spark new thinking outside of our cloistered world, but Berlin risks being lost in technological navel gazing.
When did revellers stop rebelling?
Demoted to the background by benign automation?
EPA/JUAN CARLOS HIDALGO
A Brave New World of worklessness and a universal wage is attracting advocates across the political spectrum.
How a cabinet-maker and temperance preacher managed what the ride-sharing company is struggling to pull off.
Conflict politics on the right and the left.
The world seems caught between the competing political ideologies of left and right, with capitalism is caught right in the middle.
Not quite brothers in arms.
Cuba punches above its weight in a number of sectors and the US would be wise to take note.
A curriculum can't be decolonised by simply removing content. This denies students the chance to participate in local policy debates and the global job market. A more nuanced approach is needed.
Mansa Musa: richer than “anyone can decribe”.
Abraham Cresques of Mallorca
Oxfam's latest report says that the richest 62 people own as much as the poorest 3.6 billion. But it doesn't have to be that way.
EPA/How Hwee Young
Capitalism is, as the Marxists used to say, full of contradictions. It may well be the greatest wealth-generating machine ever invented. But it is famously volatile, unpredictable and prone to cyclical…
Naomi Klein at the Canadian launch of her Leap Manifesto in September.
Naomi Klein has told the sidelines of the Paris climate talks that real climate action can't be delivered without social justice too.
When our political institutions are market-driven, they risk becoming a democratic shell that no longer serves the people, as the European Union experience is showing.
Democracy’s problem is not the crisis but the triumph of capitalism. Democracy has become market-conforming, resulting in whole sections of society lacking meaningful representation.
Graffiti by LMNOPI (LMNOPI.com) in Brooklyn, New York.
With more and more street artists partnering with corporations, it's important that they don't compromise their moral standing to earn a living.