Gillian Tett serves as US managing editor, leading the Financial Times’ editorial operations in the region across all platforms. She writes weekly columns for the Financial Times, covering a range of economic, financial, political and social issues throughout the globe.
Since its birth, the European project has seemed to be in perpetual crisis. Now, at 60 years old; and as populist political leaders across the EU’s member states win support with skeptical, anti-immigration, anti-Euro and pro-referendum platforms; what is the future of one of the world’s most ambitious economic and political experiments? Has the leadership […]
Although the idea has been around for as long as humans, the concept of social capital has re-emerged in recent years as an antidote to the insatiable appetite for growth and wealth that has driven an unprecedented rise in global inequality. Social capital is all about achieving public good through communities, networks and cooperation – […]
One year on from his shock election as US President, how is Donald Trump actually doing? Leaving aside the millions of hours and pages of commentary, what has he managed to achieve with the US economy and what can he claim credit for? What should we be looking out for over the next three years […]
Once the heart of an empire on which the sun never set, the United Kingdom now seems in danger of disintegration with renewed calls for Scottish independence after Brexit and a seemingly deeply divided and unequal society. How did this happen to a country that won the Second World War, together with the US and […]