Other people's business


New Statesman
Cyprus isn't something happening "over there"
By Petros Fassoulas - 18 March 13:31

Europe – and that includes Britain – is unavoidably connected.

Cyprus may backtrack over the deal - but the damage has been done
By Martha Gill - 18 March 10:30

Savers will be thoroughly spooked.

Cyprus: everything you need to know
By Alex Hern - 18 March 9:38

The tax, the Russians, the insurance, the surprise, and the future.

Cyprus: has the eurozone run out of road?
By Nick Malkoutzis - 17 March 18:18

After the bank levy, citizens will lose confidence in the system and turn to extreme political alternatives.

Savings levy of up to 10 per cent imposed in Cyprus
By New Statesman - 17 March 10:09

Chancellor says Brits in Cyprus on military or government service will be protected from the levy.

First Samsung came for Apple's interface design, then it came for Apple's philosophy
By Sara Perria - 15 March 14:07

Galaxy S4, the phone we didn't know we wanted until they showed it to us.

New Statesman
How do you campaign against austerity?
By Alex Hern - 15 March 13:56

It's not the economics, stupid.

Today’s judgments won't derail HS2 - but serious questions remain
By Neil Saunders - 15 March 11:02

High court rules on compensation over HS2.

Budget 2013: Osborne does it best when he does nothing at all
By Richard Cree - 15 March 10:21

“The last thing we need is more tinkering”.

It's nice to see a media storm staying in its teacup, for once
By New Statesman - 14 March 14:52

Boeing's shares go up, in spite of everything.

Good bank, bad bank - what does that even mean?
By Billy Bambrough - 14 March 9:41

Wasn't greed supposed to be "good"?

Don't fear Facebook, pity it. It's a datavore with no data
By Alex Hern - 13 March 16:52

Facebook can draw inferences from your likes. But who has any likes anymore?

So four Google executives are paying themselves $15m in bonuses, despite the company's bad behaviour...
By Fred Crawley - 13 March 14:18

But we should all calm down. This isn't as bad as it seems.

What is stagflation?
By Alex Hern - 13 March 11:17

We ought to fear the "Spectre of stagflation", says the <em>FT</em>.

New Statesman
The pre-budget airwaves are quiet... too quiet
By Sophie Mazzier - 13 March 8:47

Is that because no news is good news?

How housing traps people in unemployment
By Rebecca Tunstall - 08 March 12:07

If we're to move away from using housing benefit to prop up a dysfunctional housing market, we desperately need to think much more carefully about rent levels and wages, writes Rebecca Tunstall.

Should business have a purpose?
By Richard Spencer - 08 March 10:16

Business is not separate from society.

Stress test results: most banks fine, Goldman struggles
By New Statesman - 08 March 10:11

It's not a problem though, says the bank.

We don't just have a housing crisis, we have a green housing crisis
By Mark Gaterell - 07 March 15:44

The need for 'low impact building', through both 'retrofitting' older properties with new technologies and new builds, is urgent.