John Gustavsson

John Gustavsson is a conservative writer from Sweden and has a doctorate in economics.

John Gustavsson

Even as the Tories Struggle, U.K.’s Labour Party Has Its Own Big Problems

Labour leader Keir Starmer is unpopular and must contend with divisions within his own party.

A Conservative Approach to Climate Change

There are practical alternatives to forcing people to give up their way of life.

A Solution to the Coming Global Migration Crisis

Western nations cannot possibly take in everyone who will seek asylum in the next few decades.

Winter Will Test the West’s Committment to Ukraine

If Europe can maintain sanctions when the temperatures turn to freezing, Russia will be flustered.

Can Liz Truss Be the Next Margaret Thatcher?

The favorite to become the next prime minister has already drawn the ire of unions because of her labor market reform proposals.

Boris Johnson: a British Nixon

Johnson’s failure wasn’t Nixonian in its seriousness, but as with the 37th U.S. president, the cover-up was what brought him down.

The Economics of Abortion in a Post-Roe World

On the one hand, mothers face fewer barriers to advancing in the workplace than in the 1970s. But pro-lifers need to make a real commitment to a stronger safety net.

The War in Ukraine Shows the Need for Foreign Aid Reform

Developing countries will suffer as the war leads to spikes in food prices, and that will leave them open to aid from adversaries like China.

Russia’s Dark History—and Bleak Future

Its tragic history is filled with regrettable decisions.

Why China Is Unlikely to Save Russia’s Economy

Supply chain issues are just the start of it.