Category Archives: Opinion

‘To trust each other again, we need to become more equal’, by Larry Elliot

One of the (many) consequences of economic inequality in societies: mistrust. Elliot explains it here, focusing on US and Britain as examples of the growing economic inequalities at present. Larry Elliot: ‘To trust each other again, we need to become … Continue reading

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On the benefits of economic equality

One of the arguments surrounding wealth inequality and the possibility to develop policies aimed at solve this problem is that an equal society is a dangerous idea. The following article, published in July 2017 by The Internationalist, explores some of the benefits that … Continue reading

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Is US an example to follow?

When discussing with friends and colleagues about different stuff, one of the ideas that somehow frequently come to our conversations is that US seems to have been creating a path we are, one way or another, trying to follow. Competitive … Continue reading

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Will we be able to retire in what Fleming calls “the new dark ages”?

Peter Fleming, Professor of Business and Society at City University of London, publishes today an opinion article in which he states that only wealthy people will be able to retire in future. The article discusses some of the consequences such scenario would … Continue reading

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