All posts by Meghnad Desai

World order may fragment following Ukraine conflict

World order may fragment following Ukraine conflict

Russia-Ukraine war could end with use of nuclear weapons ...
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War has shattered illusions of the West

War has shattered illusions of the West

UN has been shown to be a failure ...
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Ukraine conflict heralds a new kind of war

Ukraine conflict heralds a new kind of war

Finance may not be powerful weapon the West imagines ...
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Beware central bankers on monetarist war path

Beware central bankers on monetarist war path

Lesson of Kondratieff: short-run policy changes may worsen crisis ...
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Power and delusion: Cummings, the cook and Carrie

Power and delusion: Cummings, the cook and Carrie

Johnson’s episodes bring repercussions for the US and Scotland ...
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Why Boris Johnson needs a new home

Why Boris Johnson needs a new home

Controversy or not, it’s time Britain found a decent prime minister’s residence ...
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Biden borrows from Eisenhower’s playbook

Biden borrows from Eisenhower’s playbook

Proposed infrastructure programme can transform US economy ...
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Sunak should hold fire on tax increases

Sunak should hold fire on tax increases

Welfare should be main priority in the UK Spring Budget ...
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Outlook 2021: Why the era of low inflation could last for 50 years

Outlook 2021: Why the era of low inflation could last for 50 years

Many assumptions, not just the link between government borrowing and inflation, no longer apply ...
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The UK loses as Labour fails to get its act together

The UK loses as Labour fails to get its act together

I quit the party because of Labour’s continuing anti-Semitism blight ...
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Will America’s decline be graceful?

Will America’s decline be graceful?

The US needs infrastructure – but is unlikely to get it ...
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America first collides with Decline and fall

America first collides with Decline and fall

How all-commanding republic turned into frightened empire ...
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