Essays

Essays

Apr
21
Marine Le Pen has not changed

Marine Le Pen has not changed

Islamophobia, xenophobia, discrimination: Le Pen’s manifesto shows her as she always was
4 min read
Feb
16
The burnout crisis is a workload crisis

The burnout crisis is a workload crisis

Hire more, ask for less. That’s where we need to start.
6 min read
Feb
02
The right tools can transform your solo media business. Here's how to pick them.

The right tools can transform your solo media business. Here's how to pick them.

You may not have employees, but you’re still hiring.
8 min read
Jan
16
We don’t need a global news brand. We need a globally literate media.

We don’t need a global news brand. We need a globally literate media.

The Smiths may not be the ones to bring together the world’s news consumers. But should anyone?
9 min read
Nov
02
The last freedom

The last freedom

As borders slowly reopen, immigrants and expats won’t soon forget that our freedom of movement is conditional, our lifestyle only tolerated
2 min read
Sep
25
There is no magic immigration tap to fix the worker shortage

There is no magic immigration tap to fix the worker shortage

Britain is finally admitting it wants foreign workers. It’s forgetting to ask a vital question: Do foreign workers want Britain?
3 min read
Aug
18
Why your employer wants to cut your pay when you move

Why your employer wants to cut your pay when you move

Work is increasingly location-independent. Compensation still isn't.
7 min read
Jul
19
The true citizens of nowhere

The true citizens of nowhere

Citizenship isn't belonging to one nation or a few. It's giving up a bit of the self for the collective.
3 min read
Jul
08
New travel rules: Brits can go play around the world... but the world is not welcome here

New travel rules: Brits can go play around the world... but the world is not welcome here

Only those vaccinated by the NHS will be spared quarantine in England. Changes once again fall short for transnational families.
2 min read
Jun
03
The post-Brexit immigration scheme ends in a month. Its flaws could show up in a decade.

The post-Brexit immigration scheme ends in a month. Its flaws could show up in a decade.

Here are all the ways the EU Settlement Scheme could be a slow-motion crash. (It may well not be. We just won't know for a while.)
6 min read