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Boris Mikailovich Kustodiev, Bolshevik, 1920, Oil on canvas, 101 x 140.5 cm, State Tretyakov Gallery, Photo © State Tretyakov Gallery. All images supplied by Royal Academy of Arts

The art of revolution

Published 3 March 2017

The RA’s Russian Revolution show captures the idealism of 1917 – and the gloom of what followed

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Retail Banking

The future of retail banking

Published 24 February 2017

In retail banking, the elephant in the room is that there simply may not be any left in years to come. More and more people, and not just the young, do their banking online.

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Innovation: then and now

Innovation then – and the challenge now

Published 1 February 2017

In 1965 the debating society at my old school held a parents’ evening in which a debate took place on the motion: ‘The spirit of adventure has been lost’.

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Donald Trump & Trade

The liberal West was protectionist before Trump

Published 31 January 2017

Obama and the EU pursued their own PC-flavoured trade wars before the Donald arrived

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Problem with US economy

Trade, automation and US decline

Published 19 January 2017

Job losses in US manufacturing can’t simply be put down to China or IT

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Robots aren't taking over. Photo by JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images.

The robots aren’t taking over

Published 15 January 2017

The idea that IT is surpassing human beings sells us short

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