Don’t write off Blockchain because of the Bitcoin hype

Don’t write off Blockchain because of the Bitcoin hype

The financial wealth accumulated by speculative investment in Bitcoin and other over-hyped crypto-currencies may well be short-lived. Commentators cry asset bubble, comparisons are made to the tulip mania boom in the 17th century and Nobel Prize-winning economist...
Back to the Future – with Max Hill QC

Back to the Future – with Max Hill QC

Max Hill QC yesterday appeared in Parliament before the Joint Committee on Human Rights to discuss his role as the UK’s Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation. While stressing that his remit is restricted to four anti-terrorism statutes, Hill nonetheless made...
Why Culture Trumps Skills: Public opinion on immigration

Why Culture Trumps Skills: Public opinion on immigration

Summary A new British consensus on immigration cannot be based mainly on economic arguments and the skills of immigrants, as the select committee report published earlier this month implies. The Home Affairs Select Committee’s report is flawed: polling gives a...