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The age of the investor and the investor

Michel Feher: Le temps des investis. Essai sur la nouvelle question social

: To be or not to be creditworthy – that is the question in the age of investment capitalism.

ZERO and the Nobel laureates

: If you are one of those who think exaggerations about environmental destruction are well exaggerated, you should not read on.

The power of mobilization

Lisa Mueller: Political Protest in Contemporary Africa

: Political opposition in Africa is led by middle-class individuals, while the poor gather in the streets.

A growth economy is cracking

Louis Augustin-Jean and Anthea HY Cheung: The Economic Roots of the Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong. Globalization and the Rise of China

: The Hong Kong demonstrations in 2014 may have been as much about a lack of economic opportunities as a lack of democratic rights.

Depression for revolution

Mikkel Krause Frantzen: A future without a future

: Art can crack culture and help reverse the current state of depression. 

International secrecy

: The world owes Africa money, and we know why. We even know the solutions. The only thing missing is a politician who will collect the victory, writes the Joint Council for Africa.

The alternative cryptonations – Governance 2.0

: Cryptoanarchists around the world are developing "bitnations" – virtual communities based on blockchain. New Time met Bitnation's founder, Susanne Tarkowski Tempelhof. What drives her to create such online communities?

Our future with bitcoin and blockchain

: Is bitcoin, crypto and blockchain a hype that will burst? Buying cryptocurrency is not impossible to track down.

Who owns Oslo?

: Transparency International will map who owns Oslo and assess the extent to which the owners bring corrupt luggage. 

Secure payment through blockchain

: The Swedish startup company Cinezen Blockchained Entertainment paves the way for the first worldwide agreements for Video on Demand (VOD) services, which use blockchain technology to secure and simplify payments based on cryptocurrency.

Indifference as an act of war

Mathieu Roy / Matthieu Rytz: Dispossession / Anote's Ark

: Two Canadian films dissect the destructive forces capitalism unleashes in the world and present how the market is a very unsuitable tool in the regulation of economic, social and political activity. 

The indebted man 

Mikkel Thorup: You owe it! About moral and financial debt

: Being indebted has become the way of our time to be human.