29 May 2015
The paper that won the Institute of Economic Affairs’ 2014 Brexit Prize argues that Britain could thrive outside the EU by improving our links with the rest of the world
26 May 2015
A well-researched book makes the case for expanding nuclear power and explains why alternatives are not practical.
16 May 2015
This revealing account shows how NATO's actions have helped the rise of the jihadi terrorist organisation the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS).
2 May 2015
This excellent book, recently updated, is a manual of policy-making and implementation. It analyses many of the most conspicuous policy disasters committed by governments in recent decades.
2 May 2015
This biography of the new SNP leader by David Torrance is well-informed and full of ideas. His is both appreciative and critical of his subject. His objectvity brings out the flaws in the SNP position.
16 March 2015
A new book exposes the devastating impact of austerity across society, though it places too much faith in restoring the lost world of social democracy.
7 February 2015
A fascinating book studies the respective roles of the state and private enterprise in innovation. It challenges the false image that businesses are an innovative force while the state is not, and shows the opposite is closer to the truth.
This book from a professor of international political economy recounts the intellectual and practical history of austerity and judges it a dangerous disaster. The author shows that austerity does not work as advertised. It does not reduce debt and does not promote growth; instead budgets are cut, economies shrink.