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The EU’s new climate plan hardwires an economic model that prizes GDP growth over ecological limits. Read here
It’s not just that climate change is ravaging the world’s agriculture. Agriculture is also ravaging the climate. Read here
Climate disaster reaches academia routine. Jason Hickel is an anthropologist who works on political economy and global justice. He teaches at Goldsmiths, University of London. His most recent book is The Divide: A Brief Guide […]
The world has never been better. From global poverty to inequality between nations, all the indicators are showing progress. This is a comforting narrative – popularized by the likes of Bill Gates and Steven Pinker. […]
Like most articles in mainstream media there is no intention to analyse problems, but instead to distort and obfuscate serious discussion. Jason Hickel is an anthropologist who works on political economy and global justice. He […]
Behind the somewhat obscure title, this article contains some excellent examples of how correct data can be used to come to deceptive conclusions. Jason Hickel is an anthropologist who works on political economy and global […]
There are two primary methods for measuring inequality – relative and absolute. In the discipline of economics, the former has become dominant by far. It is embodied in the standard Gini index, in the famous […]