Post Tagged with: "globalization"

Interview – William I. Robinson

Interview – William I. Robinson

Professor Robinson answers questions on his theory of global capitalism, the future of Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution, and the role of the BRICS in world order.

Review – Splinterlands

Review – Splinterlands

Feffer’s novel is a compelling, short and readable account of what may happen to our world when forms of global integration disintegrate and there is no common future.

Voices of the People

Voices of the People

Connectedness and shared ideas collectively characterise today’s popular protests. We can expect to see more such protests as people across the world raise their voices and demand change.

Global Poverty and Wealth

Global Poverty and Wealth

One of the major conundrums of our world is that poverty still exists amidst extreme wealth. Economic processes have lifted many out of poverty but have failed to mitigate income and wealth inequality.

Review – Ethics, Diversity and World Politics: Saving Pluralism From Itself

Review – Ethics, Diversity and World Politics: Saving Pluralism From Itself

John Williams provides essential insights for anyone with interest in ethical pluralism in contemporary politics, and sets the agenda for future research in this field.

The Making of the Modern World

The Making of the Modern World

International politics, for good and for bad, was shaped by Europeans and by non-Europeans copying European examples.

The Global Crisis of Multilateralism

The Global Crisis of Multilateralism

For more than half a century the EU has been a beacon of multilateralism. Post-Brexit Europe could become a beacon of disintegration and nationalism.

Review – Holy Ignorance: When Religion and Culture Part Ways

Review – Holy Ignorance: When Religion and Culture Part Ways

With philosophically rigourous analysis, Roy goes beyond the well-trod tropes of ‘radical Islam’ and pushes us to think outside of a ‘clash of civilizations’ paradigm.

Interview – Richard Murphy

Interview – Richard Murphy

Campaigner and academic Richard Murphy on the relations of transport history and taxes, the pleasures of paying tax, state capacity, and uncertainty in economics.

Brexit and China

Brexit and China

If Brexit was a sharp sign of a global popular revolt against political elites, nothing about it will be reassuring to the Chinese government and Party.

Interview – Noam Chomsky

Interview – Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky discusses his new documentary Requiem for the American Dream, the basis of support for Sanders and Trump, and the potential to overcome inequality.

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership and the 2016 US Presidential Election

The popularity of Trump and Sanders indicate that the days when neoliberal globalisation heralded a prosperous and equitable world are long behind us.

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