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Sir Harold Evans

The Irony of Margaret Thatcher

Nigel Hamilton | Posted 06.11.2013 | World
Nigel Hamilton

Margaret Thatcher didn't listen, because to have listened might have diminished her absolute conviction she was right, as well as her determination to change radically the way Britain did business, regardless of the social fall-out. But her inability to listen would be her undoing.

Publishing's Renewed Holiday Push With Memoirs, an Enduring Genre

David Tereshchuk | Posted 01.22.2012 | Books
David Tereshchuk

The publishing industry has now fully readied itself for the holidays, with offerings that include yet more aggressively-promoted slices of first-person recollection.

Colin Firth: A Matter of History

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Sir Harold Evans, host with biographer Amanda Foreman, at a private luncheon on Monday could not resist mentioning the rare honor of being in a room w...

'Stimulus Now': Economists Including Joseph Stiglitz, Alan Blinder Call For More Government Spending

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As in the 1930s, the economy is suffering a sharp decline in aggregate demand and loss of business confidence. Long experience shows that monetary pol...

Our Response to Harold Evans's Stimulus Letter

James K. Galbraith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James K. Galbraith

We call on fellow economists to reconsider their casual willingness to concede to an unfounded hysteria over supposed long-term deficits, and to concentrate instead on solving the vast problems we presently face.

Harold Evans, "Newspaper Junkie" (VIDEO) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Sir Harold Evans, former king of old media -- he was the long-time editor of the UK's Sunday Times -- was on Good Morning America this morning to talk...

Sir Harold (or, I'm Just Wild About Harry)

Paula Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Paula Gordon

It's going to take us all to demand that the mass media fulfill its role in a democracy. If we are going to govern ourselves and not be overwhelmed by the rabid wrong wing, we have to know what's really going on.