THE CRUELTY OF CIVILIZATION

The mighty Bruce Anderson examines the precepts of civilization and reveals its true character in history and potential role for humanity going forward.  

JOBS FOR THE BOYS

Award winning economist Roger Bootle explains why we should seriously worry about how much senior corporate executives earn.

THE SERIOUS BUSINESS OF LAUGHTER

British Libertarian campaigner Claire Fox goes after the joke police and takes no prisoners taking serious offense at being called offensive.  

OFF YER’ BIKE!

Nick Ferrari, LBC show host with 1.3 million daily listeners, argues that London’s cycle lanes are not fit for purpose and will only cause aggravation, massive delays and unnecessary loss of life.  

DON’T ROCK THE BOAT

Jacob Rees-Mogg argues that Britain’s constitution, institutions and traditions have been a bulwark against violent change. A state without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation”. This view, expressed by Edmund…

THE END OF HUMANITY: SYRIA AND THE MORAL DILEMMA

Michael Karam is a Lebanese author and journalist, who was until recently based in Beirut. His writings on politics, business, war and wine have appeared in The Spectator, The Times, Esquire, Decanter, and Monocle. In…

INHERITANCE TAX EXPLAINED

  In our regular wealth management feature, we asked Katharine Arthur, a partner with chartered accountants and tax advisers, haysmacintyre (business advisers to Boisdale) for a tax planning update.  

DEVELOPING WORLD, DEVELOPING LEADERS

Former President F.W. de Klerk of South Africa, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993 alongside Nelson Mandela, for his role in the dismantling of apartheid. In this inspirational essay he outlines his roadmap for…

THE CENTRAL BANKERS: BOON OR BANE?

Central bankers continue to print money as if there were no proverbial tomorrow. But how, asks Artemis’ Ross Leckie, can this all end well?

NON-DOMS TAKE NOTE

Boisdale restaurants’ often has an eclectic mix of customers, including more than a few Non-Doms. We asked Katharine Arthur, a partner with chartered accountants and tax advisers, Haysmacintyre (business advisers to Boisdale) for an update.…