Articles written by Simon Wilson

16/02/2019 09/02/2019

Venezuela’s failed revolution

Hugo Chávez’s Bolivarian revolution promised a 21st-century socialism that would lift the poor out of poverty and democratise the country. The result has been catastrophe. Simon Wilson reports.

03/02/2019 26/01/2019

Is “car-mageddon” around the bend?

Britain’s car industry is being rocked by Brexit, held back by a global slowdown in sales, and is struggling to keep up with technological changes. Can it change gear? Simon Wilson reports.

19/01/2019 12/01/2019 30/12/2018

The boom in digital data

The capture, storage and analysis of “alternative data” is no longer a nerdy niche. But the explosive growth of the business has a downside, as the Facebook furore showed. Simon Wilson reports.

22/12/2018 15/12/2018

Music industry back on song

In the 2000s, the internet threatened to sink the record industry. But now streaming has given the music business a new lease of life. Simon Wilson reports.

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