Jules Evans

Jules Evans is a freelance journalist and writer, who covers two main areas: philosophy and psychology (for publications including The Times, Psychologies, New Statesman and his website, Philosophy for Life), and emerging markets (for publications including The Spectator, Economist, Times, Euromoney and Financial News).

Bruce Jackson: the man who took NATO east

This is a piece I wrote in 2003 about Bruce Jackson, an American neo-con-banker-arms-dealer-spy, who did alot to help the eastern expansion of NATO in the 90s and noughties. I thought it might be of interest considering this week’s conference on the further eastern expansion of NATO.

Question Time

I feel for 'the sweaty man in the third row'. We'll all been there. [youtube]http://youtu.be/p3tUqRBiMVo[/youtube]

Texts from Hillary

You've probably already seen this but...this site is quite funny: http://textsfromhillaryclinton.tumblr.com/ As the name suggests, its photos of Secretary...

Chris Hedges goes viral

It's become an unlikely YouTube hit. No, not sneezing pandas or puppies on skateboards...but Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges talking on C-Span...

Russian politics re-boots

Here's a piece I wrote for the Wall Street Journal Europe about six months ago, about the effect of the internet on Russia's stagnant politics: In November...

Can you measure eudaimonia?

Martha Nussbaum has another book out. Does she never sleep? This one is called Creating Capabilities: The Human Development Approach, and looks at the...

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