Recent Articles

‘Brexit is a necessary crisis – it reveals Britain’s true place in the world’, Guardian 9 October 2019

‘What has British science policy really been?’ in British Academy, Lessons from the History of UK Science Policy (2019), pp. 31-9

‘The Brexiteers’ greatest trick was convincing the old they hated Brussels more than London: The politicians and financiers of the Leave campaigns turned the latent politics of anti-London into the politics of anti-Brussels’, 7 August 2019, New Statesman Staggers Blog

‘Brexit is not a product of history: it’s something entirely new’ June 9, 2019 in the New Statesman’s Staggers blog 3 June 2019

‘A Misremembered Empire’ Tortoise 25th April 2019

Review of William Keegan Nine Crises: Fifty Years of Covering the British Economy from Devaluation to Brexit in the Literary Review

Haldane principle’s ‘centenary’ is a good time to bury its myth’, Research Fortnight 12 December 2018

‘The idea of deep continuity in British history is absurd. We’ve always been in flux’, Observer 18 November 2018

My Open Democracy Blog Why does the left ignore the British nationalism of the post-war government?

Review of  Michael Kenny and Nick Pearce,   Shadows of Empire – a review