Christoph Hargreaves-Allen

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Christoph Hargreaves-Allen is a journalist and screenwriter working in London and Los Angeles. He grew up in South East Asia, was educated in England, and is a devoted skier and traveler.


Psychiatry

Ketamine & Well-Being

Ketamine & Well-Being

April 07, 2016

“It blew the doors off what we thought we knew about depression treatment.”

Vile Bodies

Wilderness: For Sale?

Wilderness: For Sale?

March 17, 2016

The Bahamas—A calm swath of turquoise sea protected by a hundred-mile string

Commerce

Last Exit From Brussels

Last Exit From Brussels

March 10, 2016

“The peculiar essence of our financial system is an unprecedented trust

Commerce

Narco Liquidity

Narco Liquidity

March 03, 2016

“Narco money is the foundation of the modern financial system.” These are

Commerce

The Resort That Was Too Big to Fail

The Resort That Was Too Big to Fail

February 25, 2016

Since 2008 the world has seen a good number of corporate catastrophes. So many,

Commerce

The First-and-Last Commodity

The First-and-Last Commodity

February 18, 2016

A quick look at last week’s global financial news might easily mislead a

Commerce

Your Best Bet Is Volatility

Your Best Bet Is Volatility

February 11, 2016

In a week of uniformly bad news for the capital markets, certain keywords

Commerce

Ferrari or Supertanker?

Ferrari or Supertanker?

February 04, 2016

January 2016. A hard landing for world markets and the world economy. Leading

Commerce

Clash of Civilizations: 2016

Clash of Civilizations: 2016

January 21, 2016

Twenty years ago, Samuel Huntington published his game-changing book The Clash

Commerce

Bring Me the Head of El Chapo

Bring Me the Head of El Chapo

January 14, 2016

In 1974, the legendary Western director Sam Peckinpah made a small masterpiece

Commerce

In Search of Lost Money

In Search of Lost Money

January 07, 2016

Last week we wrapped on the possibility that bitcoin (BTC) might be backed by

Commerce

The Golden Rule

The Golden Rule

December 31, 2015

“I believe in the Golden Rule—the man with the gold…rules.” —Mr.

Commerce

Your Kids Will Not Know What Money Is

Your Kids Will Not Know What Money Is

December 24, 2015

“Your kids will not know what money is,” Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, told U.K.

Commerce

Beyond the Zero Bound

Beyond the Zero Bound

December 17, 2015

“We live in strange times. No Western government gets to stay in power unless

Commerce

Nowhereland: The Financial Now?

Nowhereland: The Financial Now?

December 10, 2015

The announcement was printed with little fanfare. On Feb. 1, 2013, the Dow

Commerce

Tomorrowstan: New World Order?

Tomorrowstan: New World Order?

December 03, 2015

You can’t miss the signs, despite our leaders’ reassuring statements, which

Moolah

Bitcoin Goes Pro

Bitcoin Goes Pro

November 21, 2013

It’s official. The filthy lucre is here to stay. I’m talking about the

Russia Watch

You Don’t Mess With the Tsar

You Don’t Mess With the Tsar

November 12, 2013

He makes running the world look easy. I’ve been watching Russian President

Moolah

Islamic Finance Comes West

Islamic Finance Comes West

November 03, 2013

There is an atmosphere of foreboding upon the world stage that may account for

Moolah

The Breakdown on Bitcoin

The Breakdown on Bitcoin

October 23, 2013

As predicted in recent weeks in this column, those holding the bitcoin currency

Borderland

Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

October 13, 2013

Dear Gato, Not only is the Silk Road down and out, so is Atlantis, and so are

Borderland

Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

October 06, 2013

Dear Gato, “It’s officially over,” commented one party animal. The drug

Borderland

Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

September 29, 2013

Dear Gato, It’s late, and I’m half-watching Hobo With a Shotgun on the

Borderland

Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

September 15, 2013

Dear Gato, What a week. To my surprise, World War III was averted, and I have

Borderland

Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

September 08, 2013

Dear Gato, I didn’t tell you what happened to Mickey after he was finally

Borderland

Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

Letters From a Screenwriter in Trouble

August 18, 2013

Dear Gato, I was watching the video for the Pet Shop Boys’ dance single

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