Events

What is Suburbia?

What is Suburbia?

A leafy oasis for the middle classes to escape urban grime and crime: suburbia used to be the physical expression of bourgeois aspiration. Today’s garden cities, commuter belts, ghettos, have changed that concept forever. In  ‘London and the Evolution of Suburbia’, the Hon. Ed Vaizey, Britain’s Minister of Culture Communication and Creative Industries, will join architects, academics and urban developers for a half-day conference on Britain’s suburbs—as an idea and a place.

The Menace of Unreality: Combatting Russian Disinformation in the 21st Century
Events
The Menace of Unreality: Combatting Russian Disinformation in the 21st Century
Where is Ebola Going—and Why
Press Releases
Where is Ebola Going—and Why
Must These Ghastly Slabs Be Boris's Legacy to London?
Commentary
Must These Ghastly Slabs Be Boris's Legacy to London?
China’s Explanation for the Hong Kong Protests? Blame America.
Commentary
China’s Explanation for the Hong Kong Protests? Blame America.
Beyond GDP: The True Roots of Prosperity
Events
Beyond GDP: The True Roots of Prosperity
Boris Johnson Lays Down A Challenge
Events
Boris Johnson Lays Down A Challenge
What does prosperity mean to you?

In the lead up to the launch of the 2014 Legatum Prosperity IndexTM, we asked some well-known (and some less well-known) faces to come up with a definition of prosperity in less than 2 minutes.
Click here for the results

Events

The Corruption of Capitalism: Britain’s Role

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Oct

2014

The Corruption of Capitalism: Britain’s Role

Coming Soon

30

Oct

2014

The Menace of Unreality: Combatting Russian Disinformation in the 21st Century

4

Nov

2014

Launch of the 2014 Legatum Prosperity Index™

18

Nov

2014

Jesse Norman: My Autumn Statement

20

Nov

2014

Magna Carta—800 Years On

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Nov

2014

Building for the Future?

26

Nov

2014

Industrialisation: Why Britain Got There First

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Dec

2014

Why Do Societies Prosper? 2014 Charles Street Symposium

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Jan

2015

Rome’s Economic Revolution

Publications

Sorry, Eric Li, Democracy Is Not the Problem

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Hong Kong's pro-democracy activists aren't radicals or revolutionaries. But that's what Beijing wants you to believe, writes Christian Caryl in his latest ...

Why Won’t Boris Stand Up to the Screw You School of Architecture?

Monday, October 13, 2014

The question isn't whether one is for development, but rather what development is for, writes Peter Franklin for ConservativeHome when discussing the Legatum ...

Must These Ghastly Slabs Be Boris's Legacy to London?

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

The Legatum Institute and Create Streets alternative to the redevelopment of the former Royal Mail site in London is "seriously visionary", writes Simon ...

Hong Kong's Religious Revolutionaries

Saturday, October 04, 2014

In his latest Democracy Lab column, editor Christian Caryl asks, do Christians make good rebels?

How the U.S. Can Help North Africa's Democracy Champion

Thursday, April 03, 2014

On April 4, Tunisia's Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa will meet with President Obama during an official visit to Washington, and will kick off the first session of ...

Burma's Senseless Census

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Next year, Burma will embark on its first census-taking process in more than three decades. It's an opportunity, but it's also a significant risk. On the one ...

Ukraine's Unfinished Revolution

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

KIEV - For Ukraine's far-right groups, the revolution is unfinished. Their politicians and paramilitary movements are continuing the hunt for enemies ...

Shoring Up the Fragile State

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Why do some democratic transitions work while others fail? The answer has less to do with formal institutions and politics than with the dynamics within ...

SEALed and Delivered in Libya

Monday, March 31, 2014

President Obama pulled off a master stroke this week. He deployed U.S. military force in support of an infant democracy that desperately needs our help. The ...

War of Words

Monday, March 31, 2014

The United States and the European Union have imposed sanctions on dozens of high-ranking Russians in retaliation for Moscow's seizure and annexation of ...

Videos

Looting Ukraine: The East, the West and the Corruption of a Country (Full Version)

Looting Ukraine: The East, the West and the Corruption of a Country (Full Version)

Slavery and Abolition: Then & Now (Pt 2) - with Nick Grono and Monique Villa

Slavery and Abolition: Then & Now (Pt 2) - with Nick Grono and Monique Villa

Slavery and Abolition: Then & Now (Pt 1) - with Frank Field MP and Professor John Oldfield

Slavery and Abolition: Then & Now (Pt 1) - with Frank Field MP and Professor John Oldfield