Jason Hickel

Dr Jason Hickel lectures at the London School of Economics and serves as an adviser to /The Rules. Follow him on Twitter: @jasonhickel

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Friday, August 22, 2014 - 8:45am
Exposing the Great 'Poverty Reduction' Scandal
The received wisdom comes to us from every direction: poverty rates are declining and extreme poverty will soon be eradicated from the face of the earth. This narrative is delivered by the World Bank, the governments of rich countries, and – most importantly – the UN Millennium Development Campaign...
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Monday, April 15, 2013 - 8:30am
The Truth About Extreme Global Inequality
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Friday, December 16, 2011 - 8:05am
How to Occupy the World
The leading tagline of the Occupy Wall Street movement reads: “Protest for World Revolution.” This is an ambitious claim, to be sure. And in most respects it seems to ring quite true: the movement has successfully taken root not only in cities and towns throughout the United States but also in major urban centers around the world. On October 15, Occupy Wall Street’s success inspired a broad wave of coordinated occupations across Europe. I was a founding participant in the one that began in London.
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