Branko Milanovic argues that ‘stop the world, we want to get off’ is no basis for a revival of progressive politics.
Branko Milanovic contends that historic decisions by authoritarian leaders today will leave a legacy nigh impossible to reverse in the future.
Branko Milanovic unpacks the malaise of the US middle class and its implications for Democratic strategy towards the presidential election.
Branko Milanovic explores how the pandemic has highlighted China’s international responsibility and how such global ‘externalities’ are to be rendered accountable.
Branko Milanovic writes that the coronavirus is reminding some of the world’s privileged what it is like to experience its daily stigmas.
Branko Milanovic explains the possible thinking behind Vladimir Putin’s recent clouded constitutional announcements.
Branko Milanovic explains how globalisation has allowed small states to become major players and big cities to outgrow their nation-states.
Branko Milanovic argues that, after all the struggles to universalise the franchise, one-person one-vote is not the summit of democracy at all.
Marx once wrote of the temptation, confronted with a new historical situation, to summon up the ‘borrowed language’ of the past. He’s still right.
For Branko Milanovic the limits of Europe are set by the inequality successive EU enlargements have enhanced.
At the heart of the crisis of trust in politics lies the corrosion of public service by the ethos of private gain. There is little doubt that the western world is going through a serious political crisis, which can be best described as a crisis of trust in its political institutions and governments. Two things […]
The historic achievement of peace within a Europe of universal norms is belied by the external instability engendered by violent and incoherent interventions. The European Union is justly admired for making war among its members impossible. This is no small achievement in a continent which was in a state of semi-permanent warfare for the past […]