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Worth Reading 160: Text message

The ‘cost’ bias – Chris Dillow explains how a lot of our understanding of how much something might cost the economy is completely wrong. The robots are coming – John Lanchester in the LRB on how automation is changing everything around us. Die…

Worth Reading 101: Linkage for beginners

Why Ukip, the Tea Party and Beppe Grillo pose a threat to the mainstream – Anthony Painter looks at the challenge populist movements make to the concepts of liberal democracy. The fuller Policy Network publication of his views is here. When did you…

Worth Reading 88: Like a rocket

The ‘scrounger’ myth is causing real suffering to many in society – New research reported by the LSE’s British Politics and Policy blog. Let’s call it failure – If you haven’t yet seen John Lanchester’s LRB piece on austerity, here’s your chance. Happy…

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