2020

What really happens when a global crisis hits us

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Thomas Bollen

Thomas Bollen

‘Most people are decent,’ is the central thesis of Rutger Bregman's new book ‘Humankind: A Hopeful History’. The prominent Dutch historian believes that if we embrace this positive image of humanity, the corona crisis will herald the end of the neoliberal era. Financial economist Thomas Bollen wonders whether this is really true: we talk about solidarity, but in the meantime social inequality is growing.

BP knew the truth about climate change 30 years ago. Now, it’s time to ban fossil industry advertising

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Vatan Hüzeir

Vatan Hüzeir

Twenty-three years ago, BP became the first oil major to explicitly acknowledge the realities of man-made climate change. A recently re-discovered videotape proves that by that time, the company had been well aware of the issue for some 7 years. What comes next?