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by Carl Rhodes  |  23rd November 2021

In this episode, we speak with Carl Rhodes, author of 'Woke Capitalism: How Corporate Morality is Sabotaging Democracy', about the dangerous consequences of businesses being ‘woke’.…Read more

Anna Rosińska, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, describes a virtual meeting of domestic workers in Chicago and Warsaw that led to the establishment of a new trade union. …Read more

by Carl Rhodes  |  9th November 2021

Carl Rhodes, author of Woke Capitalism: How Corporate Morality is Sabotaging Democracy, out today, considers the less frequently discussed hindrance to progressive change that is woke capitalism.…Read more

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by Mark Davis and Bruce Davis  |  1st November 2021

Mark Davis and Bruce Davis discuss COP26, the IPCC report and their new book 'Crowdfunding and the Democratization of Finance', which is publishing today. …Read more

by Hendrik Wagenaar and Barbara Prainsack  |  11th October 2021

Hendrik Wagenaar and Barbara Prainsack profile their new book ‘The Pandemic Within’. COVID-19 has exposed fault lines in our economic, social and political order. Here are tools to imagine solutions to the crisis. …Read more

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by Peter Scott  |  8th October 2021

Peter Scott, author of 'Retreat or Resolution?', expresses doubts about how successfully the government will resolve the higher education funding crisis in its upcoming spending review. Cooling demand for higher ed is not the solution. …Read more

by Stephen McBride Bryan Evans and Dieter Plehwe  |  30th September 2021

Stephen McBride, Bryan Evans and Dieter Plehwe, the authors of 'The Changing Politics and Policy of Austerity', consider which direction we follow after the pandemic. A more equal economy and society or a return to normal? …Read more

by Victoria Pittman  |  17th September 2021

After five years of building the Bristol University Press brand, Victoria Pittman, Head of Commissioning, talks about the global expansion we have achieved. …Read more

by Mark Davis and Bruce Davis  |  7th September 2021

Mark Davis and Bruce Davis make the argument for crowdfunding as a way of putting people back in control of their money and the impact it has on the world, away from unelected financial experts. …Read more

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Jo Wilding outlines the plight of Afghan asylum applications in the UK and the severe inadequacy of the asylum system as a whole.…Read more