Yvonne Roberts

For Yvonne Roberts's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Are royals living the dream of modern parents?

Aug 2, 2013

Are royals living the dream of modern parents?

“What sort of country do we want?” the former Conservative M.P. George Walden asked in the 1990s, considering the issue of royalty: “Reproduction antique?” Since the arrival of George Alexander Louis and his debut in front of the world’s press when his parents, William ...

Children of the 1960s will pay a higher price

Jul 5, 2013

Children of the 1960s will pay a higher price

To some, it must have been a very long time coming but here it is at last. That smug, gold-plated, bloated slice of the population, whose main preoccupation appears to be, on the one hand, continually bragging about their unique birthright of rock ‘n’ ...

Overlapping proposals for the future of capitalism

May 12, 2013

Overlapping proposals for the future of capitalism

Neoliberalism has been found wanting — at least by the “99 percent” and a growing army of economists — so what is to take its place? Karl Marx says something other than capitalism. David Sainsbury, a former British Labour minister, and Geoff Mulgan, Tony ...

Facebook's COO pools her tips on joining males' club

Mar 24, 2013

Facebook's COO pools her tips on joining males' club

LEAN IN: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, by Sheryl Sandberg. Knopf, 2013, 240 pp., $24.95 (hardcover) Sheryl Sandberg, 43, chief operating officer of Facebook, is also the first and only woman to sit on its board. She has held senior positions at ...