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To tackle sexual harassment, we need cultural change

This is the longer version of a piece published in the Guardian on 13th December 2017.

We’re talking about sexual harassment in higher education again. We need to talk about sexual harassment – in agricultural and domestic labour, sex work, Hollywood, politics, academia, and every other industry. 1,125 more words

The Autocracy of Tony Blair: why the former PM has No Right to lecture us on Brexit and democracy

Originally published in the Morning Star on 12th December 2017.

War criminal extraordinaire Tony Blair has once again been waxing lyrical over Brexit. When asked by a journalist recently if his mission is to reverse Brexit, he replied with uncharacteristic honesty and clarity: ‘ 1,155 more words

Democracy

New book chapter on 'lad culture' and sexual violence

I have a chapter in the new Routledge Handbook of Gender and Violence, edited by Nancy Lombard and including colleagues such as Marianne Hester, Lesley McMillan, Pam Alldred and Emma Renold. 149 more words

Paul Samuelson: Chicago is not so much a place as a state of mind

In 1954 a future Nobel laureate in economic sciences Paul Samuelson published one of his seminal articles “The Pure Theory of Public Expenditure”, which formalized the concept of public goods (which he called “collective consumption goods”) — i.e. 270 more words

Neoliberalism

The Delhi Smog - A Consequence of Neoliberal Development?

A test match between India and Sri Lanka had to be repeatedly halted on Sunday because of the smog enveloping Delhi.

The Sri-Lankan team took the field after the lunch break wearing face masks, and play was halted for consultation with doctors. 189 more words

Global Development

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So, Neoliberalism Is Wrong And Dangerous?

It was kind of hard for me to follow all the details within the YouTube’s video lecture on “Neoliberalism and History, or: How Should We Understand China?” in which professor Michael Puett of Harvard weaves a web of cautions and insights on why Neoliberalism ideal isn’t perfect and could lead to a danger of a breakdown of a society.  711 more words

China