40 staff from McDonald’s restaurants in Cambridge and Crayford walked out on September 4th over the transnational company’s use of zero-hours contracts and lack of union recognition.
Mark Blyth, political economist at Brown’s Watson Institute, and Carrie Nordlund, political scientist and associate director of Brown’s Master of Public Affairs program, share their take on the week’s news. In our 2018 year end […]
Austerity didn’t produce recovery in Latvia, it produced the semblance of recovery, says white-collar criminologist Bill Black. It also led to rampant criminal activity in the banking sector, such as money laundering, taking bribes, and […]
Podcast about the trajectory of capitalism and democracy, Center for Urban Research and Austerity, January 15, 2018 A talk with Wolfgang Streeck, Professor emeritus of sociology. From 1995 to 2014 he was Director at the Max Planck […]