Kate Andrews writes for Coffee House

Kate Andrews, News Editor at the Institute of Economic Affairs has written for The Spectator's Coffee House on ITV's Love Island's doctor contestant. Alex George is an A&E doctor in the National Health Service, who has taken eight weeks off to “look for love”. According to the Daily Mail, Alex was able to jet off ... Continue reading
Society and Culture

Kate Andrews appears on CNN Talk

Kate Andrews, News Editor at the Institute of Economics Affairs has appeared on CNN Talk to discuss feminism and Melania Trump. In the interview Kate argues that in this particular scenario the idea that Melania Trump's vanishing act matters is completely overblown. She has had serious surgery and should be allowed to recover in peace. ... Continue reading

Kate Andrews writes for City AM

Kate Andrews, News Editor at the Institute of Economic Affairs has written for City AM about President Trump meeting Kim Kardashian about drug reform. What are we to make of the fact that celebrities now dictate US public policy? In any other lifetime, a meeting between Kim and Donald would be aired on a reality ... Continue reading
Society and Culture

Kristian Niemietz appears on CapX podcast

Kristian Niemietz, Head of Health and Welfare at the Institute of Economic Affairs has appeared on CapX's podcast to discuss Karl Marx and his legacy. If you look at the glorification of various socialist regimes over the years by left wing intellectuals, with the more recent examples they became popular because they distanced themselves quite ... Continue reading

Madeline Grant appears on TRT World

Madeline Grant, Digital Officer at the Institute of Economic Affairs has appeared on TRT World to discuss the wealth gap and whether millennials  need bailing out. In the interview Madeline argues that there is a general trend towards greater levels of censoriousness, a preponderance of anxiety that goes along with that. There has been a ... Continue reading

Madeline Grant writes for The Telegraph

Madeline Grant, Digital Officer at the Institute of Economic Affairs has written for The Telegraph on the dwindling high street and what can be done to save it. Many of the woes facing the high street have been exacerbated by specific government policies. And thus, specific policy changes could alleviate many burdens on high street ... Continue reading

Kate Andrews writes for City AM

Kate Andrews, News Editor at the Institute of Economic Affairs has written for City AM on the outcry following Ben Broadbent's comment about a "menopausal economy". Putting aside the context (which shows that Broadbent’s comments are not remotely offensive), is it reasonable to classify words like “menopausal” as sexist, if their use is not directly ... Continue reading
Lifestyle Economics
Why do we put ourselves through this, year after year? Most football fans ask that question at some stage each season. It might be after a humiliating 4-0 home defeat on a wet Tuesday night. For me it came on Friday, after what was ostensibly a good result in a crucial match for the team ... Continue reading

Madeline Grant has written for The Telegraph

Madeline Grant, Digital Officer at the Institute of Economic Affairs has written for The Telegraph on censorship on university campuses. Indeed, attempts to police behaviour on campus would come to nothing without adults willing to facilitate the whims of their students – even leading the charge outright. Though much has been made of students protesting against ... Continue reading