Sam Ashworth-Hayes

Let's call time on Britain's gerontocracy

20 March 2021 6:00 pm

The boomers are eating their grandchildren. They don’t see it this way, of course, but they are doing it nonetheless.…

Why unconscious bias training doesn't work

14 February 2021 6:30 pm

It’s hard not to feel a bit sorry for Bill Michael, who recently resigned as UK boss of KPMG. While he…

Reparations can't right the wrongs of the past

21 November 2020 6:15 pm

It’s all change at Jesus College, Cambridge. The marble memorial to Tobias Rustat is coming down. His portrait is no longer…

Did slavery really make Britain rich?

19 June 2020 4:29 pm

‘It’s a sad truth that much of our wealth was derived from the slave trade’, said London’s mayor Sadiq Khan.…

abolish police

Abolish the police. Then what?

10 June 2020 3:42 am

One of the best rules of thumb to emerge from systems theory is Stafford Beer’s famous statement: the purpose of…