Dominic Cummings, special adviser to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, attracted controversy with his recruitment blog for “assorted weirdos” to join the administration. Photo: BloombergDominic Cummings, special adviser to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, attracted controversy with his recruitment blog for “assorted weirdos” to join the administration. Photo: Bloomberg
Dominic Cummings, special adviser to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, attracted controversy with his recruitment blog for “assorted weirdos” to join the administration. Photo: Bloomberg
Andrew Sheng
Opinion

Opinion

Andrew Sheng

Not just Brexit, but all of the world’s ‘wicked problems’ need creative solutions

  • A blog post by Boris Johnson’s chief adviser inviting ‘weirdos and misfits’ to get involved in government policymaking reflects a yearning in many societies for solutions to the intractable problems we face, such as inequality and climate change

Dominic Cummings, special adviser to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, attracted controversy with his recruitment blog for “assorted weirdos” to join the administration. Photo: BloombergDominic Cummings, special adviser to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, attracted controversy with his recruitment blog for “assorted weirdos” to join the administration. Photo: Bloomberg
Dominic Cummings, special adviser to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, attracted controversy with his recruitment blog for “assorted weirdos” to join the administration. Photo: Bloomberg
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