Briefings

18 July 2019...

In today's briefing, Katie Stanton admits she's fallen head over heels for the leadership campaign, quirky Twitter account, and general candour of Tory MP Rory Stewart.

18 July 2019...

17 July 2019...

Like many of us, Erica Salowe is smitten with ridesharing services. So can cities like Barcelona keep the Uber tap off when consumers are hungry for fast, cheap travel?

17 July 2019...

16 July 2019...

This morning, Javier Maquieira ponders the implications of the US President's latest outburst against Democrats in Congress, which targeted four racially diverse congresswomen.

16 July 2019...

15 July 2019...

In today's briefing, Aidan Reid considers how sensitive, leaked information can have serious risks to national and international security.

15 July 2019...

12 July 2019...

Today Juan Palenzuela ponders the inefficiencies of contemporary tax regimes, and how the French have passed a bill that is the first step to ensure corporate tax accountability.

12 July 2019...

11 July 2019...

This morning, Erica Salowe narrates her close encounters with electric scooters, a rising micro-mobility trend that is facing macro problems as it irks pedestrians, motorists, and international governments.

11 July 2019...

10 July 2019...

This morning, Aidan recounts the records women athletes have set in the Women's World Cup, and explores the gender pay gap in both sports and the professional sphere.

10 July 2019...

9 July 2019...

The future is now, and today Javier Maquieira ponders the issues that are at the forefront of the world's agenda. From the climate crisis to battling superbugs, global coordination will need to be a top priority to innovate solutions.

9 July 2019...

8 July 2019...

This morning, Katie Stanton delves into how the UK places unsustainable expectations on developing countries that result in greenhouse gas emissions, increasing levels of pollution, and hazardous working conditions.

8 July 2019...

5 July 2019...

In this morning's briefing, Juan Palenzuela explores a curious and, needless to say, dangerous game of tit for tat between the US and Iran. One false move and the geopolitical implications could be devastating.

5 July 2019...

4 July 2019...

In today's daily briefing, Aidan Reid argues that the damage done to devolution during the Brexit process will take a long time to heal, even when outgoing Theresa May insists on initiating more substantive policies.

4 July 2019...

3 July 2019...

This morning, Iain Gibson gives his takes on the fight for the White House, before examining the issue of activist employees.

3 July 2019...

2 July 2019...

Today Javier Maquieira examines the knotty business of global diplomacy before asking: should central banks issue their own digital currencies to ensure financial stability?

2 July 2019...

1 July 2019...

Katie Stanton kicks off the week with a comparison between the perils of running in 34-degree heat and the fiery underlying tensions of the G20 Summit.

1 July 2019...

27 June 2019...

As Europe sizzles and "taps" are "aff-ed" in Scotland, Scott Reid suggests politicians are finally connecting to turn hot air on the climate emergency into action.

27 June 2019...

26 June 2019...

This morning Adam Shaw discusses the recent Trump administration announcement to scrap the "two-state solution" in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, under the leadership of Jared Kushner.

26 June 2019...

25 June 2019...

This morning Sabina Kadic-MacKenzie discusses the increase in the rate of childhood peanut allergies, as Natasha's Law is introduced today.

25 June 2019...

24 June 2019...

This morning our researcher Cristina Marini discusses why Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was right to call out the conditions on the US-Mexico border, even if historical comparisons aren't always useful.

24 June 2019...

21 June 2019...

This morning Scott Reid discusses the possible business opportunities to come from the contemporary impact of tech on our attention spans.

21 June 2019...

20 June 2019...

This morning Katie Stanton ponders if we really should care about the latest health trend, "clean living", or if, in the words of her 16 year old sister, we're simply "here for a good time, not a long time."

20 June 2019...