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Review: ‘Slowdown’ and ‘Post Growth’ at the Hay Festival

As part of the Hay Festival 2021, economists Danny Dorling and Tim Jackson discussed their respective books, Slowdown and Post Growth: Life After Capitalism, with the writer, and Senior Strategic Advisor for the Wellbeing Economy Alliance, Dr Katherine Trebeck. Dorling and Jackson emphasised a reformed economic outlook that breaks out of the simplified, Cold War-era dichotomy of capitalism […]

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Review: ‘War: How Conflict Shaped Us’ at the Hay Festival

War: How Conflict Shaped Us by Margaret MacMillan was the book of choice for the Hay Festival’s annual talk in association with British Pugwash, an organization focusing on international relations and disarmament. This acclaimed account of the history of war is a surprising choice for a Pugwash event, because at its heart it states the belief […]