Jack Peat

Jack Peat

Jack is a business and economics journalist and the founder of The London Economic (TLE).

He has contributed articles to VICE, Huffington Post and Independent and is a published author.

Jack read History at the University of Wales, Bangor and has a Masters in Journalism from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

Could this Factory in a Box Revolutionise Food Production?

By Nathan Lee, TLE Correspondent  The future of food production was on display at this year's Gulfood Manufacturing where the first “Factory in a Box” was unveiled on the opening day. Presented by United Food Technology (UFT), a specialist food technology and engineering company with offices in Germany and the UAE, the...

Energy: We Need to Own it

By Oliver Ward    Over the last three months, for the first time in history, Britain's renewable energy production surpassed its coal production. A monumental moment, the palpable demonstration of how far renewable energy has come in the UK and the changing attitudes towards our role as inhabitants on this planet....

The Voice of Growth Hacking

How did a once-anonymous Londoner become a successful speaker and content entrepreneur who helps other startups succeed? By Noy Shani One day in 2012 Vincent Dignan woke up after having a dream. The then-average man, far afield from any spotlight, had a vision to start an online magazine where the writers...

Animal Agriculture off the Agenda Again

Opinion from Jimmy Pierce Experts will soon gather in Paris for the annual UN Climate Change Conference to discuss how to cut carbon emissions and halt temperature rises, but the principal contributor is likely to be left off the agenda. Animal agriculture is the leading cause of deforestation, water consumption,...

The Century Of The Self – If Curtis Covered The Cameron Years

By Callum Towler  I recently re-watched Adam Curtis' seminal BBC documentary series 'The Century Of The Self'  - a provocative analysis of how Sigmund Freud's ideas about our irrational desires first spawned the PR industry in the 1920s, through his calculating nephew Edward Bernays, and later seeped into politics as a...

Is Social Media a Pyramid Scheme Enabler?

By Harry Bedford  We all have that friend on Facebook posting motivational quotes and discussing the great benefits of products they are selling, such as Herbalife weight loss milkshakes and Organo Gold coffee. On the face of it, they appear merely passionate about the products and feel a burning desire...

Edward Snowden: Spies and the Law

By Nathan Lee, TLE Correspondent  Edward Snowden, the man responsible for the biggest leak of top secret intelligence files the world has ever seen, lives in James Bond-esque secrecy in Russia. Ahead of tonight’s BBC Panorama documentary Peter Taylor has had no direct communication with the man responsible for rising...

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