How to think and write about the global economy and financial architecture when the world’s ecosystem, and and geopolitical systems are broken and threaten sudden breakdown ? How to think and write about the economy when one is daily reminded of a genocide taking place – not far away? The wonderful Julia Steinberger succinctly expressed feelings about this war that I share:
why this genocide is so overwhelming, paralysing my ability to make enough sense of the world to put my energy into helping stop it. Why?”
Similarly why in the face of climate breakdown have the scientific facts, and vested carbon interests, so paralysed society’s ability to put energy into stopping emissions?