Do we destroy what we seek to improve?
As part of our unintended consequences strand, this month we'll be discussing the question, Do we destroy what we seek to improve? As a starting point our text is Part I... Learn more
At this month's Different Class we'll be discussing unintended consequences - our text is The Unanticipated Consequences of Purposive Social Action by Robert Merton. You... Learn more
Can digital technology save the world?
Different Class is back and this month we're trying to answer the question, "Can digital technology save the world?" The text we're using as starting point is a polemic... Learn more
Follow The Money: beyond state control
The final part of our Follow The Money strand looks at the the legitimacy of international bodies and how they affect state sovereignty and economic control. We have... Learn more
Follow The Money: the morality of debt
If a person cannot pay their debts we can see this as a simple case of numbers not adding up. Or we might say that someone is not good at keeping their word: a debt is... Learn more
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