Fear has important consequences for how people vote, what they spend their money on, who they consider to be part of their communities, and who they treat as outsiders.
Aneurin Bevan was the minister of health between 1945 and 1951, but he was also a prolific writer.
A new book analyses the Labour politician’s prolific political writing.
Why addressing inequality in ‘left-behind’ places requires more than ‘levelling up’.
Jordan wears his iconic ‘Air Jordan’ Nike sneakers during a game in 1985.
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The film conveys an uncomfortable truth: Jordan was merely a vessel for Nike’s meteoric rise.
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The rarely explained term is nebulous at best, and can mean many things – negative and positive – to different groups of people.
The inequitable distribution of the benefits and harms of the food system is a violation of the constitutional right to food.
The ‘ESG’ agenda has become a hot battlefield in the culture wars. Claims it’s a slippery slope to socialism show no understanding of how capitalism works.
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Environmental debates often centre proposals for curtailing emissions, without addressing how we got into this mess and how we might get out. A radical new book ponders the alternatives.
Where’s the appeal in watching a group of obnoxious, pampered, backstabbing siblings?
Do the show’s fans secretly identify with the characters’ pursuit of power and pleasure?
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What does Karl Marx have to say about climate change? Quite a lot, according to a new book.
Achieving greater transparency and accountability in democratic governance and in capitalist economics must occur simultaneously.
Raymond W. Baker says the estimated hundreds of billions of dollars in hidden wealth a decade ago has skyrocketed to trillions today.
While young folks may view revolutions as more exciting than reforms, we need our future leaders to be open to the reality that meaningful and lasting change will be incremental.
How can Generation Z serve as effective agents of economic reform in a system they don’t believe in?
The treasurer has outlined a blueprint for an economy that will solve problems while still looking after the people at its centre. And despite the detractors, there is much to be said for it.
Margot, played by Anya Taylor-Joy, is important because viewers without much experience with fine dining culture, or who empathize with criticisms of it, can relate to her.
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The Menu’s real horror comes from the ways food, eating, and cooking lose their carnal pleasures under capitalism.
Abnormally high market prices funnel wealth from consumers to owners of large companies.
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Prices are up to five times higher than the raw costs of production for many of the goods and services we all need.
At corporations and organizations like universities, policies meant to promote equity, diversity and inclusion are being used to enhance wealth and status.
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Equity, diversity and inclusion policies are being used to obtain status and financial benefit. It’s the very antithesis of EDI as a tool for democratic and equitable citizenship.
A worker shovels charcoal at the at Al-Hattab production facility in the Gaza Strip.
‘Late capitalism’ is referenced in books, articles and as a trending meme. But what are the origins of the term – and what does it describe?
Labour’s share of national income has declined since the 1970s, but there is no sense of any permanent trend.
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri, heads the closing session of the COP27 climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.
The absence of norms defining the common good and the insufficient place of scientific arguments in the democratic debate weaken the capacity of liberalism to face global threats.
Forest fire in Spain, July 2022.
We don’t really know how much companies care about the environment.