Something strange happened in late April: the price of oil went negative. This below-zero price tag didn’t last long, but it remains unusually cheap. And thanks to the coronavirus, it will likely stay that way for a while. In this episode Mark talks with Watson Associate Professor Jeff Colgan, an expert on the oil industry and the geopolitics that define it. They get into oil’s current price fluctuations, how it’s related to the coronavirus pandemic, and how changes to this singular commodity will affect industries and countries in a post-pandemic world.
As Ashoka Mody details in Eurotragedy: A Drama in Nine Acts (Oxford University Press, 2018), however, the euro that emerged was built on a dangerously flawed set of assumptions, ones which have made the euro […]
What comes next? Yanis Varoufakis has some good ideas By the way, this is followed by Yanis’s first speech in Greece since MeRA25’s entry into Greece’s Parliament. Also interesting.
Watch the film! Is THIS civilisation finished? Looks like it. But what comes next? That’s where you come in… My new short film OUT OF THE ASHES, written by me & @frannyarmstrong and directed by […]