Addressing a double whammy: in 2007, over a friendly drink, the Guardian’s economics editor, Larry Elliott, came up with a radical plan to combat the effects of the financial crisis and climate change. He called it the Green New Deal.
The relentless pursuit of economic growth is the defining characteristic of contemporary societies. Yet it benefits few and demands monstrous social and ecological sacrifice. Is there a viable alternative? How can we halt the endless […]
This is the first in a two-part interview with the Brazilian political analyst and writer Alex Hochuli about the elections in Brazil and their aftermath. We discuss the rise and morphology of Lula da Silva, […]
Economist Branko Milanovic presents a new approach for the age of globalization. Who are the winners and losers of globalization? One of the world’s leading economists of inequality, the former World Bank economist Branko Milanovic, […]