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Inequality: How To Halt An Ever-Ascending Curve, with Jason Hickel

12 Nov 2020
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Foto: @Reuters - Sergio Moraes
Foto: @Reuters - Sergio Moraes

The pandemic currently afflicting society exposes—and exacerbates—something that has always been present: the enormous inequalities that affect the lives of millions of people worldwide. COVID-19 has revealed the vast inequality both between and within countries. Lecturer, anthropologist and economist Jason Hickel examines the fragile social safety nets and the limitations of public policies.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes


Jason Hickel is an anthropologist, economist and senior lecturer at Goldsmiths, University of London. He was born in Swaziland (now Eswatini), in southern Africa, where his parents worked as doctors at the height of the AIDS crisis. He has an extensive international academic background and experience in countries like the United States, India and the United Kingdom.

Coordinated by: NGDO Coordination Group – Spain

The talks will be given in English and Spanish with the option of simultaneous translation.

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