Tom Kirk

Tom is GP's Online Editor and researcher at the London School of Economics and Political Science. 

Post Archive

12 December 2018
The people using their money and time to achieve a goal long sought by elites and dreamers.  Somewhere in Silicon Valley, a man wakes early with the sunrise. Venturing into the…
11 December 2018
Concerned about the relationship between the law and autonomous weapons? So is today’s guest blogger, Zhanna Malekos Smith. Zhanna joined the Center on Law, Ethics, and…
11 December 2018
For the G20 and this week’s big climate change gabfest in Poland, Kate Raworth pulled together this smart piece on where the world’s countries have got to on living inside the…
10 December 2018
Twitter has become a key communication tool for world leaders, but how does the impact of tweets on financial markets compare to the impact of traditional news? Based on a new…
07 December 2018
Book Review – The Global Climate Regime and Transitional Justice by Sonja Klinsky and Jasmina Brankovic. London: Routledge, 2018. 196 pp., £92 hardcover 9780415786027 The debate…
07 December 2018
Hong Kong is witnessing a growth in responsible investing that takes into consideration environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors. Can it leverage its financial hub…
05 December 2018
Cryptocurrencies have been placed on the G20 agenda for the first time during the Argentinian presidency. This is in response to a number of perceived risks to financial stability…
05 December 2018
The technology of autonomous vehicles (AVs) is progressing rapidly, but have we really thought through how they’ll work in reality? In its report on AVs in Australia, Austroads (…
03 December 2018
With the Future of Work being one of the G20’s priorities of the Buenos Aires summit in 2018, this policy brief discusses this year’s African Union representative, Rwanda, and the…
03 December 2018
International Media Centre – G20 Buenos Aires Summit. As world leaders in well-cut suits exit planes wide-angle cameras focus their gaze. The stage is set, the script rehearsed,…
03 December 2018
Given the increased focus on gender equality at the G20 summit in Argentina, there is great potential for global leaders to discuss and interrogate policy in a way that truly…
03 December 2018
Both the future of work and gender equality have pride of place on the 2018 G20 summit agenda, giving the group a prime opportunity to address these previously neglected issues.…