Jonn Elledge writes about business and public policy. He is currently the editor of EducationInvestor magazine.

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International Politics
04 November 2008
So a girl walks through midtown New York wearing an Obama t-shirt. And a middle aged guy standing outside a bar yells...
North America
03 November 2008
"Are there many jobs in London?" This is Dusty, who's in his early twenties with a neck covered in tattoos, and is...
Business
03 November 2008
"It don't bother me that he's black. But I do worry that he's a muslim." It's a guy sat at the counter of a bar in...
Politics
31 October 2008
Supporting Barack Obama? Troubled by halitosis? Then the gift stores of Chicago have just the product for you. 'Mints...
North America
30 October 2008
If John McCain somehow pulls it out the bag next Tuesday, it will be thanks to people like Jon Stainbrook. A former...
International Politics
29 October 2008
Back in May, Friends of the Earth endorsed Barack Obama. By August they were putting out statements attacking his...
World Affairs
28 October 2008
Anyone going to their mailbox in Dunmore, Pennsylvania, the other day was in for a nasty shock: a flyer featuring a...
International Politics
27 October 2008
To judge from the level of interest their city is giving the two candidates, New Yorkers could be forgiven for thinking...
International Politics
27 October 2008
'So Sarah's now saying she wants to fund scientific research that'll benefit kids. But-' 'Who's Sarah?' 'Sarah Palin...
Business
27 October 2008
In the immigration hall at New York's Kennedy airport there hangs a picture of a happy, helpful custom official....
International Politics
24 October 2008
Catherine Mayer is from Wisconsin, but for the last few years has headed Time magazine's London bureau. So it's a...
Politics
22 October 2008
Keep it to yourself. But for all the talk of October surprises and last minute reversals, there's an outside chance...
Politics
21 October 2008
Despite what the man said, when it comes to American politics, all men are not created equal. And at this point in the...
Politics
04 July 2008
Blow up the balloons, break out the bunting: this week the NHS turns 60, and Britain is rejoicing in the miracle of...
UK Politics
09 July 2007
Imagine you're the Minister of Justice. Your government has a tough approach to crime which has won plaudits from the...

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