Edward Luce is Chief U.S. columnist and commentator for The Financial Times and the author of a timely new book, The Retreat of Western Liberalism, “a must read for anyone trying to make sense of the waves of populism and nationalism we face today.”
Luce is one of the FT’s most popular writers and “one of the finest journalists of our time.” A U.K. native, Oxford graduate, and former speechwriter for Treasury Secretary Larry Summers, he is highly regarded by policymakers, leaders, and political junkies for his insider/outsider insights on American politics and his cross-border perspectives on geopolitics and economics.
In his speeches, Luce helps organizations understand how political and economic changes and global trends will impact their operations and decision-making.
His topics include:
- The Crisis of Western Democracy
- The Future of Work
- The Rise of Global Politics
In The Retreat of Western Liberalism, Luce examines the weakening of western hegemony, the erosion of the middle class, and the future of liberal democracy. He is also the author of Time to Start Thinking: America in the Age of Descent and In Spite of the Gods: The Rise of Modern India. At the FT, Luce has served as Washington bureau chief, Capital Markets editor, and South Asia bureau chief.