September 30, 2021

Left on way back, but not in UK

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Jim reports from the Labour conference in Brighton and reflects that whilst the Left have triumphed in America and Germany, Labour’s revival in Britain is still not certain.

UK’s net-zero goal relies on R&D in construction

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The UK aims to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, yet, at the same time has pledged to build more houses and invest heavily in infrastructure projects across the UK. Achieving both will only be possible if the construction sector finds ways to reduce its carbon footprint…

A week in America | 30 September 2021

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This week in the U.S. the Moderates and the Progressives have threatened to derail their own President’s plan for a European-style social security safety net, moves to bolster health care coverage for all, and thwart his proposal to invest heavily in climate change, renewable energy, and early years education.

A master of all he surveys

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Keir Starmer’s relative success at his Labour conference this week is good news for Boris Johnson. Frank McKenna explains why.