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.
In this episode of the Tax Justice Network’s monthly podcast, the Taxcast: We look at the United States and how tax justice can help address systemic racism. Plus: did you know Britain’s slave owners compensation […]
Politics Theory Other – Adam Tooze on ‘Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World’ (Part 2)
Adam Tooze joins me for part two of our discussion on his new book, ‘Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World’. We spoke about the Brexit vote, Emmanuel Macron’s EU reform agenda, […]
Steve Keen is a Distinguished Research Fellow, Institute for Strategy, Resilience & Security, UCL