The COVID-19 pandemic burst in the midst of an already agitated geopolitical scenery punctuated by the fallout of Brexit and turbulent trade wars
COVID-19 has demonstrated how we need to rethink the trade-offs between efficiency and resilience if we are to meet the greater challenge of climate change.
The commercialisation of Kenya’s water sector creates feedback loops that need careful regulation to live up to the commitment of water as a human right.
With environmentally-friendly diets on the rise, this blog asks what these changes in consumption imply for the political economy of food production?
We need to extend critiques of undervalued labour beyond those with ‘social value’ to engender improvements in the material value of labour globally.
Why an ecological, rather than a modernising approach is necessary for tackling contemporary global crises facing our planet.
A new generation of political economists from SPERI’s Doctoral Researchers Network reflect on where the world may be going in the next ten years.