My reviews

This is a select list of my reviews in recent years.

A hi-tech Malthusianism does progress no favours. 11 April 2014. spiked.

American tax resisters. 28 March 2014. Financial Times. (Free registration may be required to read the text).

The Wolf of Wall Street: A film fit for Ed Miliband. 23 January 2014. spiked.

Modern day treasure hunters. 8 December 2013. Financial Times. (Free registration may be required to read the text).

Revolution revisited. 20 September 2013. Financial Times. (Free registration may be required to read the text).

The EU: A club for anti-democrats 30 August 2013. spiked.

Making a stooge of Scrooge. 28 June 2013. Financial Times. (Free registration may be required to read the text).

The two Gatsbys 31 May 2013. spiked.

How to get filthy rich in Asia 26 April 2013. spiked.

Modern Zionists: gatekeepers of what? 16 April 2013. spiked.

Capitalism’s giving side. 15 March 2013. Financial Times. (Free registration may be required to read the text).

Free market defined. 13 December 2012. Financial Times. (Free registration may be required to read the text).

Why the rich want the super-rich to be restrained. 30 November 2012. spiked.

The state is a bigger threat than the market. 28 September 2012. spiked.

Individualism rules. 28 September 2012. Financial Times. (Free registration may be required to read the text).

How liberals fall into the fairness trap. 27 July 2012. spiked.

The Only Way is Up. 29 June 2012. Financial Times. (Free registration may be required to read the text).

Trickle Down Tyranny. 18 May 2012. Financial Times. (Free registration may be required to read the text).

Pity the American left. 27 April 2012. spiked.

Lessons from antiquity. 30 March 2012. Financial Times. (Free registration may be required to read the text).

Delving into the technocratic mind. 24 February 2012. spiked.

A fixation with inequality, a poverty of understanding. 9 December 2011. spiked.

The High Beta Rich. 2 December 2011. Financial Times. (Free registration may be required to read the text).

Det kan bara bli bättre med ekonomisk tillväxt. 21 November 2011. Voltaire. (in Swedish). Translation of my latest spiked review.

Things can only get better with economic growth. 11 November 2011. spiked.

Greenback Planet. 29 September 2011. Financial Times. (Free registration is required to read the full review in the FT but the full text is also available here )

The Next American Economy. 23 June 2011. Financial Times.

Malthusians masquerading as Marxists. 28 April 2011. spiked.

Griftopia: a flawed thesis. 24 March 2011. Financial Times (free registration may be required to view the article).

Freakonomics: more self-help than economics. 20 December 2010. spiked.

Chasing after zombies. November 2010. spiked.

Delivering an ‘Aftershock’ to the economic debate. 30 July 2010. spiked.

The pseudo-radical war on economic growth. 28 May 2010. spiked.

Stop promoting well-being. 26 February 2010. spiked.

In defence of abundance. 29 January 2010. spiked.

All Consuming. 31 July 2009. spiked.

Will Hutton documentary. 7 May 2009. spiked.

Distorting the spirit of equality. 27 March 2009. spiked.

Depression economics. 30 January 2009. spiked.

Supercapitalism. 10 October 2008. spiked.

Wall-E: a waste of space. 21 July 2008. spiked.

Enoughism? Don’t buy it. 29 February 2008. spiked.

Galbraith’s Affluent Society. 25 January 2008. spiked.

Africa’s ‘Malthusian trap’. 26 October 2007. spiked.

Towards an age of abundance. 24 August 2007. spiked.

The Bottom Billion. 19 July 2007. spiked.

Poor Story on Africa. 17 May 2007. spiked.

Jeffrey Sachs Reith lecture. 12 April 2007. spiked.

Oliver James on “affluenza”. 26 February 2007. spiked

Indur Goklany on human progress. 16 January 2007. spiked.

An Inconvenient Truth. 18 September 2006. spiked.

Avner Offer on affluence. 3 July 2006. Culture Wars.

Enron documentary. 30 May 2006. spiked.

BBC happiness programme. 4 May 2006. spiked.

Benjamin Friedman on growth. 2 March 2006. spiked.

Jonathon Porritt on capitalism. 22 December 2005. spiked.

Jeffrey Sachs on poverty. 6 May 2005. spiked,

Blair’s Commission for Africa. 16 March 2005 spiked.

Martin Wolf on globalisation. 15 October 2004. spiked.

John Kenneth Galbraith on economics. 5 August 2004. spiked.

Clive Hamilton’s Growth Fetish. 17 March 2004. spiked.

George Monbiot’s Age of Consent. 3 July 2003. spiked.