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We live in times, where politics to a certain extent takes place online and on social media. Every political campaign today makes use of at least Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. In the new study “Racism, Nationalism and Right-Wing Extremism Online: … Continue reading
Under the rubric of ‘financial inclusion’, lending to the poor –in both the global North and global South –has become a highly lucrative and rapidly expanding industry since the 1990s. A key inquiry of this book is what is ‘the … Continue reading
Can a country be a democracy if its government only responds to the preferences of the rich? In an ideal democracy, all citizens should have equal influence on government policy–but as this book demonstrates, America’s policymakers respond almost exclusively to … Continue reading
The French economist Thomas Piketty (Paris School of Economics) discussed his new book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century at the Graduate Center. In this landmark work, Piketty argues that the main driver of inequality—the tendency of returns on capital to … Continue reading
A grande corrupção é aquela que é tão grande que se torna legal. Trata-se do financiamento de campanhas. A empresa que financia um candidato – um assento de deputado federal tipicamente custa 2,5 milhões de reais – tem interesses. Estes … Continue reading
Anti-corruption group Transparency International today warned in a new report that the close relationship between business and government has enabled corruption and undermined economic stability in Europe. The report highlights the gaps in governance that contributed to the financial and … Continue reading
La ineficiencia del gobierno es lo que está llevando a la nación poco a poco hacia el derrumbe, dice el politólogo italiano Gianfranco Pasquino, profesor de Ciencias Políticas de la Universidad de Bolonia. Tensión en el Parlamento. Mientras el primer … Continue reading