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Mainstream economic models, built as they are on selfish behaviour, are inadequate to deal with the world’s most pressing problems. Happily, research suggests we can train ourselves to care as much about each other as we do about money
Farming subsidies are a controversial issue. Their proponents argue they are necessary to protect local producers and food security: others call them wealth enablers that go against the spirit of a free market economy
Few traditional media outlets have enjoyed a smooth transition to digital. Amazon has ensured books have prospered. Yet attempts to capitalise on that success may end up hurting the industry more than they help