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09 April 2021
"The World Turned Upside Down"—a critical review (Part 1) This may be the most difficult book review to write. I have decided to break it into two parts. Writing it is difficult…
07 April 2021
Amrita Narlikar argues that to revitalise and strengthen their relationship Germany must meet India eye-to-eye at a time when democracy is threatened globally by…
07 April 2021
C. J. Polychroniou argues that all financial and political links to the fossil fuel industry must be severely disrupted if any serious progress is to be made towards building…
31 March 2021
President Joe Biden’s domestic policies, especially on the economic front, are quite encouraging, offering plenty of hope for a better future. The same, however, cannot be…
19 March 2021
It is no coincidence that democracies are looking for their role in an increasingly turbulent world. As old paradigms are shattered, governments should rely more on their citizens…
18 March 2021
Scott L. Montgomery explores the roots of conservatives’ championing of tax cuts. Whatever might be said, it’s not about economics. The seeming fundamentalist belief in the U.S.…
11 March 2021
Following from his recent critiques, Branko Milanovic applies his knowledge of global inequality to help address an impasse in degrowth debates. I have recently criticized…
10 March 2021
GP Columnist Scott Montgomery explores the life of one of America's most celebrated myth makers and how he helped pave the way for Trump's politics. In this year’s…
09 March 2021
This is part of a forthcoming Global Policy e-book on modern slavery. Contributions from leading experts highlighting practical and theoretical issues surrounding the persistence …
23 February 2021
Branko Milanovic outlines the ideological divides and rhetorical tactics distinguishing degrowers and growers. The difficulty of discussion with degrowers comes…