Articles written by Simon Wilson

The rise of fake news

Increased internet use has seen the growth of news items that purport to be true, but aren’t. What motivates the tricksters, and is the trend here to stay?

08/01/2017 25/12/2016 17/12/2016

Are we doomed to repeat the 1930s?

Herbert Hoover’s protectionist tariffs led to a global depression, political extremism and war. Simon Wilson looks at what Donald Trump should learn from the mistakes of the 1930s.

11/12/2016 04/12/2016 27/11/2016 20/11/2016 13/11/2016 06/11/2016 30/10/2016
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