Thursday December 02, 2021
Jason Hickel

  • November 28, 2020

    Decolonise the IMF

    Most people assume that inequality between the global South and the global North has been declining over the past few decades. After all,...

  • December 13, 2019

    The dark side

    Scandinavians have it all. Universal public healthcare and education that is the envy of the world. Reasonable working hours with plenty of paid...

  • January 08, 2019

    The power of degrowth

    When orthodox economists first encounter the idea of degrowth, they often jump to the conclusion that the objective is to reduce GDP. And because...

  • December 17, 2018

    Britain’s theft

    After the British Raj took over in 1847, colonisers added a special new twist to the tax-and-buy system. As the East India Company’s monopoly...

  • July 18, 2018

    A post-growth economy

    The crowds of protesters that confronted US President Donald Trump during his visit to London last week have channelled the world’s outrage at all...

  • March 19, 2018

    No tech fantasies

    Everyone heaved a sigh of relief when the ink dried on the Paris Agreement. Finally, we thought, the world’s leaders had committed themselves to...

  • February 26, 2018

    The climate crisis

    Scientists tell us that on our present trajectory we have only a 5 percent chance of keeping global warming below the danger threshold of 2 degrees,...