Global Financial Crisis

Constant Crisis and Political Byzantinism

Georgios Arabatzis • May 21 2020 • Articles

The politics that deals with multifaceted crises was limited to restrictive policies operating behind a rhetoric that one could acknowledge as political Byzantinism.

Interview – Hilton Root

E-International Relations • Feb 26 2019 • Features

Dr Hilton Root talks about his book Dynamics Among Nations, non-Western perspectives on International Political Economy, ‘preventative chaos’ and development models.

For Putin, Confrontation with the West Is About More than Just Geopolitics

Björn Alexander Düben • Sep 13 2018 • Articles

The confrontation with the West and the cultivation of a siege mentality at home has been the most effective means left at Putin’s disposal for consolidating his power.

Interview – Thomas Hogan

E-International Relations • Apr 12 2018 • Features

Dr Thomas Hogan discusses the effects of banking regulation, lessons learnt from the 2008 global financial crisis and the implications of Trump’s economic policies.

Review – The New Deal: A Global History

Alexander Jacobs • Dec 28 2017 • Features

Patel’s ambitious study demonstrates how the New Deal was part of a global movement aimed at subordinating market economies to the demands of security and stability.

Migration to Russia and the Current Economic Crisis

Mikhail Denisenko • May 5 2017 • Articles

The migration ties between Russia and the newly independent states have generally weakened. This is unlikely to bode well for either Russia or the countries in the region

Review – Splinterlands

Richard W. Coughlin • Jan 21 2017 • Features

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.

Review – Too Little, Too Late: The Quest to Resolve Sovereign Debt Crises

Alfredo Hernandez Sanchez • Dec 2 2016 • Features

A timely volume that details what we have learned from a long history of attempts to govern sovereign debt, and which is bound to be a reference for debates yet to come.

Review – Scandalous Economics: Gender and the Politics of Financial Crises

Randall Germain • Sep 13 2016 • Features

A rich and illuminating volume which adds another dimension to the theme of how the contemporary organization of global finance entrenches and solidifies inequality.

Interview – David Frum

E-International Relations • Dec 2 2015 • Features

David Frum discusses the need for a welfare state post 2008-09 economic crisis, left and right populism and the Republican Party’s future for the upcoming 2016 election.

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