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Western capitalism on a knife-edge

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Ruth Davidson goes global with her ‘Tories don’t actually hate government’ message

BY Tim Montgomerie / 2 mins

Ten years on from the crash, the most important banking reform has still not been enacted

BY Liam Halligan / 11 mins

Ideas to make markets free and competitive again

BY Douglas Carswell / 6 mins

Capitalism’s core problem: Owners don’t have adequate control of the managers running their businesses

BY Douglas Carswell / 8 mins

Friends of capitalism must be angrier than socialists at state protection of “undeserving rich”

BY Tim Montgomerie / 2 mins

Capitalism wasn’t that popular in Thatcher’s time either

BY Tim Montgomerie / 3 mins

The West isn’t threatened by capitalism – but by the return of socialism. Niall Ferguson unedited.

BY Tim Montgomerie / 4 mins

Curtail freedom of movement. Modernise the NHS. Build beautiful homes. Paul Mason unedited.

BY Tim Montgomerie / 3 mins

From Jeremy Corbyn to Bernie Sanders to Elizabeth Warren; what the Left is getting right

BY Liam Halligan / 6 mins

We know Trump hates NAFTA but what’s free trade meant for Mexico?

BY Charlotte Pickles / 9 mins

Explaining why bigger states are more prosperous

BY Victoria Bateman / 6 mins

AudioCast: Juliet Samuel investigates western capitalism’s crisis with economists and thinkers

BY Tim Montgomerie / 4 mins

Blame central bankers and their easy money for our troubled economic times

BY Douglas Carswell / 9 mins

Bannon’s unfinished mission to make the Republicans a worker-friendly party

BY Henry Olsen / 5 mins

Ruth Davidson… Niall Ferguson… Paul Mason… Simon Wolfson… Ann Pettifor… Victoria Bateman… Liam Halligan… Juliet Samuel…

BY Tim Montgomerie / 1 min

It’s easy to blame austerity, but that ignores the deeper problems driving popular disaffection

BY Charlotte Pickles / 5 mins

The unheard story of Ida Tarbell. Our video about the journalist who tamed the big businesses of her time

BY Tim Montgomerie / 2 mins

Margrethe Vestager – the eurocrat who shows the middle finger to big business

BY Harriet Maltby / 10 mins

Ireland, the poster child for austerity… and economic recovery?

BY Charlotte Pickles / 6 mins

Charles Koch wants to end “corporate welfare”. He’s right

BY Charlotte Pickles / 5 mins

When poverty was often blamed on moral failings

BY Michael Burleigh / 4 mins

Interview with Steve Hilton

BY Charlotte Pickles / 1 min

‘Government Sachs’ keeps adopting policies that favour Wall Street

BY Reihan Salam / 5 mins

A preview of Liam Halligan’s film on Ida Tarbell, the crusading, anti-cronyism journalist

BY Tim Montgomerie / 1 min

Leading companies showing the way to a better capitalism

BY Chris Deerin / 1 min

The second half of the VW scandal is that many guilty managers kept their jobs

BY Harriet Maltby / 5 mins

Ida Tarbell – the crusading journalist who humbled Big Oil

BY Liam Halligan / 6 mins

The big businesses who’ve made lobbying a big business

BY Charlotte Pickles / 9 mins

Too many of crony capitalism’s rich don’t get poorer

BY Charlotte Pickles / 7 mins

Time to put the fat cats of capitalism on a diet

BY Charlotte Pickles / 7 mins

Capitalists – not socialists – are killing capitalism

BY Victoria Bateman / 6 mins

Massive majorities say culprits of 2008 crash have gone unpunished

BY Charlotte Pickles / 2 mins

Footballers seen as undeserving of their wealth; inventors as deserving

BY Charlotte Pickles / 2 mins

Tech giants seen as more good than bad (especially in USA)

BY Charlotte Pickles / 2 mins

Brits and Americans pessimistic about their future wealth, safety and happiness

BY Charlotte Pickles / 2 mins

Ctrl + Alt + Del. Conservatives must reboot capitalism

BY Ruth Davidson / 11 mins

Short-termism. How big a problem is it?

BY Harriet Maltby / 1 min

Life at the bottom… 10 years on

BY James Bloodworth / 1 min