In memoriam: Richard Douthwaite

Richard Douthwaite, co-founder of Feasta and much-loved colleague and friend, died on November 14th 2011 after a long illness. We will miss his unique and far-ranging intellect, the clarity of his thought and writing, his warmth and his laughter. Tributes to him have come in from around the world and you can read them here.

Evans Pritchard: America and China must crush Germany into submission

My goodness, have things come to this? The normally circumspect Ambrose Evans Pritchard writes in the conservative UK newspaper The Telegraph as follows…  “Having followed the German political scene closely for the last five months, it is clear to me that almost the entire German political establishment is out of its depth, ideological, sometimes smug, [...]