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Review – Basic Income: And How We Can Make It Happen

Review – Basic Income: And How We Can Make It Happen

A valuable exposition of the case for universal basic income which nevertheless fails to recognise the revolutionary implications which its implementation would entail.

On the Verge of the Darkness: Dystopic Movies and Contemporary Global Challenges

On the Verge of the Darkness: Dystopic Movies and Contemporary Global Challenges

Critiquing dystopic movies as representations of the here and now is a good method to raise interest about modern challenges and stimulate a debate over the solutions.

Exploding Inequality is Killing Democracy

Exploding Inequality is Killing Democracy

“We can either have democracy in this country or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both” (Louis Brandeis, U.S. Supreme Court Justice, 1916-1939). “Democracy is first and foremost about equality: equality of power and equality of sharing in the benefits […]

Time, Power and Inequalities

Time, Power and Inequalities

Time is neither ‘natural’ nor just. It is used, valued and understood in ways that reflect and sustain economic, social and political inequalities.

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.

ABC NEWS - 12/19/15 - ABC News coverage of the Democratic Presidential debate from St. Anselm College in Manchester, NH, airing Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015 on the ABC Television Network and all ABC News platforms.  
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BERNIE SANDERS, HILLARY CLINTON

Sanders vs Clinton on Economic Inequality

If a Clinton presidency fails to deal with inequality and stagnation, the long-term consequence will be the strengthening of the most dangerous elements in US politics.

Betwixt and Between: Bhutan‘s Royal Way to Democracy and Upcoming Challenges

Betwixt and Between: Bhutan‘s Royal Way to Democracy and Upcoming Challenges

The king must ensure more are incorporated in decision-making processes. If this fails, Bhutan will remain an exclusive business run by the elite rather than a democracy.

Review – Racism without Racists

Review – Racism without Racists

Eduardo Bonilla-Silva’s important book examines the prevalence of racism in a post-Civil War United States, and the powerful role it continues to play in hindering development within minority groups.

Globalization and the Crumbling BRICS: From Promises to Threats

Globalization and the Crumbling BRICS: From Promises to Threats

The BRICS, expected to be the motors of global recovery, are sputtering. The simplest explanation for this lies in the same factor that promoted their rapid growth: globalization.

India’s Development Paradox

India’s Development Paradox

Intended to raise the standard of living for millions of the nation’s poor, many Indian development projects are criticized for destroying their livelihoods and the environment in the process.

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