In: inequality

Immigration and the rise of European populists
November 16, 2017

The true force propelling populism in Europe is not immigration. The German elections sealed a cycle of elections in Europe and…

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Out of Male Shadows: The Clooney’s, Marriage, and Militarism
April 5, 2017

“Behind every successful man there is a woman” is a well-known expression which forces some critical thinkers of us to ask:…

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Why the world needs Bernie Sanders as the next president of the United States
February 7, 2016

Over the last few decades, inequality in the United States has increased steeply. The gap between rich and poor is becoming…

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Inequality as cause of the Greek crisis
October 13, 2015

Written in collaboration with Dr. Winfred van de Put A sunny night in Glyfada, the beautiful people of Athens entrust their…

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Globalization and its impact on women in developing countries
March 30, 2015

Within the past two decades, globalization has had a huge impact on the lives of women in developing nations. Globalization may be denoted…

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Paraguay: Access to land, inequality and implications for democracy (Parts 1 & 2)
February 25, 2015

Paraguay, or el corazon de America, has recently been generating a lot of new flows for its economy, but the problem…

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Ground Zero: Capitalism and climate change
January 12, 2015

There are no natural disasters, only natural hazards. Truth be told, disasters are in part— a result of human intervention or…

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Piketty for dummies: Could there be an international progressive tax on capital?
November 25, 2014

In his book, Capital in the 21st Century, economist Thomas Piketty describes the history of inequality in the 19th and 20th…

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Under the bludgeonings of chance: Mandela and South Africa in the time of apartheid
December 11, 2013

In 1939, a young and hardworking student of the University College of Fort Hare was elected at the university’s Student Representative…

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