Sustainable Development Goals
Adam Smith, Capitalism, economic thought, food security, INCOMESCO

How the humble potato fuelled the rise of liberal capitalism

Building blocks. just simple via Shutterstock Rebecca Earle, University of Warwick What we eat matters to us – but we’re not sure whether it ought to matter to anyone else. We generally insist that our diets are our business and resent being told to eat more fruit, consume less alcohol and generally pull our socks… Continue reading How the humble potato fuelled the rise of liberal capitalism

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economic thought, evaluation, Globalization, technology

The ‘fourth industrial revolution’: potential and risks for Africa

Klaus Schwab, the World Economic Forum founder, holds his book about the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Reuters/Denis Balibouse Ross Harvey, South African Institute of International Affairs Klaus Schwab, the founder of the World Economic Forum, argues that the single most important challenge facing humanity today is how to understand and shape the new technology revolution. What… Continue reading The ‘fourth industrial revolution’: potential and risks for Africa