After his bestseller Capital in the 21st Century, the French star economist Thomas Piketty published his new monumental book. It is about the history of inequality and the vision of a more just society. The...
If you plan to get rich one day, you should check your family tree rather than job opportunities. Because to be a son or daughter of a wealthy family is the only safe way. Scientists agree: Wealth is...
In Finland, the new Social Democratic government under Prime Minister Sanna Marin is focusing on work-life balance, investment in education and social partnership. It is also learning from its experiment with universal basic income. We...
Corona crisis makes the richest even richer: The assets of US billionaires increase by $434 billion during the American lockdown period. The biggest gains were recorded by Jeff Bezos (Amazon), Bill Gates (Microsoft) and Mark...
Janet Yellen wants to end global tax competition with a global minimum tax
What may seem impossible to employees is common practice for multinationals: they shift their profits around the world until they no longer have to pay taxes on them. A global minimum tax on corporate profits...
Workers from Mondragón built the roof of the famous Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, in the Spanish Basque Region
Mondragón in the Spanish Basque Region is the largest cooperative in the world and one of the most successful companies in Spain. The workers of the Mondragón Cooperative own their company and make their own...
Corona has affected the lives of billions of people across the world. This change has come at a time when science and technology is more advanced than at any point in human history. Simultaneously, technological...
Chile
Chile votes overwhelmingly in favor of a change of political course in parliamentary elections. Most of the votes went to left-wing and independent forces, giving them a surprisingly clear-cut victory. Centrist parties were voted out...
Instead of paying taxes, Amazon boss Jeff Bezos is staging a billion-dollar donation to fight climate change. Meanwhile, Amazon continues to support oil and gas companies as well as climate-denying think tanks. Employees now criticise...
Overconsumption, exploitation of nature and a climate crisis: The current state of the world is well known and has been widely discussed. Instead of just adding another discussion of these problems, the Summer School program...