Human evolution and soul

There’s a hole at the centre of the ‘big histories’ so popular today, writes Mark Vernon. If there were a single word to capture that lack it might be ‘soul’. The human niche is one marked by an openness to the transcendent.

Reimagining economics

‘Doughnut economics’ as envisaged by Kate Raworth calls for profound transformation in our conception and organisation of the economy. Here she talks to Caspar Henderson about the demands that it makes of us as individuals, and the limits of the Doughnut as metaphor