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.
Labor MP Chris Williamson talks about how to combat the austerity and right-wing policies of Johnson, and says people should stop worrying about Brexit
In the aftermath of Davos, we’ve learnt that that gathering is a busted flush… Not least, because billionaires don’t ever bite the hand that feeds them. This hand is an economic ideology called ‘neoliberalism’ – […]