With Olympic star Usain Bolt claiming that he won’t compete again in Britain until there is a change in the tax laws, George Eaton at The Staggers outlines why the Jamaican’s stance is misguided.
David Turner at History & Policy takes a look at Britain’s attitudes to disability and welfare.
Fraser Nelson at the Coffee House suggests that students are being mis-sold the benefits of university.
Tom Copley at Labour List explores the irony of Julian Assange being granted asylum by Ecuador, a country accused of trampling on the rights of journalists and civil society.
Graph of the week comes from the New York Times showing the widespread weakness of the global economic recovery:
Sources: New York Times, Eurostat, Bureau of Economic Research