Is the world only becoming better and better? How are increases in wealth and life expectancy affected by social inequalities? Why do we hear so little about the global increase in mental illness and its development over time? These are some of the questions that Roland Paulsen, associate professor of sociology, discusses in this video, which is also a comment on some of the claims of Hans Rosling and other New Optimists.
“Where does the backlash against globalization come from? Where is it headed? And what would a better globalization look like?” Dani Rodrik [drodrik.scholar.harvard.edu] is an economist whose research covers globalization, economic growth and development, and […]
The coronavirus has shut down factories and air travel globally. It’s shown us how brittle the world’s supply chains really are. But is it also being used to camouflage a decade of central bankers’ monetary […]
The Real News Network: David Harvey – The Persistence of Neoliberalism Despite its Loss of Legitimacy
Neoliberalism continues in national and transnational institutions, even though it has lost legitimacy as an ideology and has even penetrated progressive thinking, argues Prof. David Harvey Part 1 Part 2