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  • Joseph E Stiglitz

    Nobel laureate in economics, and Professor at Columbia University. His most recent book, co-authored with Bruce Greenwald, is Creating a Learning Society: A New Approach to Growth, Development, and Social Progress.

  • Trump's most worrisome legacy

    Kirstjen Nielsen's forced resignation as US Secretary of Homeland Security is no reason to celebrate. Yes, she presided over the forced separation of families at the US border, notoriously housing young children in wire cages.
  • How can we tax footloose multinationals?

    In the last few years, globalisation has come under renewed attack. Some of the criticisms may be misplaced, but one is spot on: globalisation has enabled large multinationals, like Apple, Google, and Starbucks, to avoid paying tax.
  • From Yellow Vests to the Green New Deal

    It's old news that large segments of society have become deeply unhappy with what they see as “the establishment”, especially the political class. The “Yellow Vest” protests in France, triggered by President Emmanuel Macron's move to hike fuel taxes in the name of combating climate change, are but the latest example of the scale of this alienation.
  • Beyond GDP

    Just under 10 years ago, the International Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress issued its report “Mismeasuring Our Lives
  • People vs money in America's midterm elections

    All eyes are on the United States as November's Congressional elections approach. The outcome will answer many alarming questions raised two years ago, when Donald Trump won the presidential election.
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