Tag: WTO

Review of 2018, Part 3 (July–September): The Trade War plus Cold War II

Maximilian C. Forte , December 22nd, 2018


JULY June was a month so heavily saturated with key turning point events, that it seemed like the longest month of the year—but then July came. Already, on…


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Neoliberalism, Brexit, and Higher Education

Maximilian C. Forte , October 21st, 2016


Is Brexit bad for UK universities? This appears to be the question at the centre of an article from the Times Higher Education titled “UK researchers face uncertainty…


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The World Changed Overnight

Maximilian Forte , June 24th, 2016


The European Union is now to be written as a postscript. Thanks to British voters, who were given an extremely rare chance to have a say on one…


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Globalization: Beyond Discontent

Maximilian Forte , April 25th, 2016


On Stiglitz, Joseph E. (2003). Globalization and its Discontents. New York: W.W. Norton & Company. “Today, globalization is being challenged around the world….for millions of people globalization…


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The Wall: A Monument to the Nation-State

Maximilian Forte , April 17th, 2016


Reaction against globalization often takes a visceral nationalist turn in many parts of the globe, no less in the US where the impacts of globalization are increasingly registered…


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