Progress begins with imagination. But visions differ – they are based on hopes and fears alike, and often generate new impulses for development.

Bring 'the' Economy to the Community

Renowned sociologist Saskia Sassen discusses her latest book “Expulsions”

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Book Review: Expulsions

In her latest book “Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy”, Saskia Sassen presents a serious critique of economic restructuring.

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Commons, Crises, and Tragedies

Managing, using and sustaining resources are social practices. Why we need to talk about the commons when discussing future development and sustainability.

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The Dystopian Turn

Can we hope for a better world? Many American writers envision the upcoming world, but their novels are full of skepticism and fears.

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