John Rapley

John Rapley is an author and academic who divides his time between London, Johannesburg and Ottawa. His books include Why Empires Fall: Rome, America and the Future of the West (with Peter Heather, Penguin, 2023) and Twilight of the Money Gods: Economics as a religion (Simon & Schuster, 2017).

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John Rapley is an author and academic who divides his time between London, Johannesburg and Ottawa. His books include Why Empires Fall: Rome, America and the Future of the West (with Peter Heather, Penguin, 2023) and Twilight of the Money Gods: Economics as a religion (Simon & Schuster, 2017).

France has scorned globalisation

John Rapley

11 Jul 2024

Why we still believe in gold

John Rapley

21 May 2024

Is Joe Biden gaslighting America?

John Rapley

11 Apr 2024

Does our zombie economy need a recession?

John Rapley

16 Feb 2024

China’s economic plan is bankrupt

John Rapley

08 Dec 2023

Is private equity too big to fail?

John Rapley

26 Oct 2023

The myth of Chinese imperialism

John Rapley

29 Sep 2023

China isn’t as strong as you think

John Rapley

12 Sep 2023

The end of dollar supremacy

John Rapley

26 May 2023

Workers have lost faith in money

John Rapley

27 Apr 2023

The next financial crisis will get ugly

John Rapley

12 Apr 2023