David Whyte is Professor of Socio-legal Studies at the University of Liverpool. His most recent books are The Violence of Austerity (co-edited with Vickie Cooper Pluto, 2017) and Corporate Human Rights Violations (with Stefanie Khoury, Routledge, 2017). He has written for The Guardian, The Age, The Sunday Herald and Red Pepper.
Articles by this author
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Government Austerity Demands That We Die Within Our Means
As we move towards the general election, we are paralyzed by what is probably the biggest single issue affecting ordinary people in the country: austerity. We are unable to fully understand both the economic madness of austerity and the true scale of the human cost and death toll that ‘fiscal...
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Trump’s First 100 Days: Corporate Rights Trump Human Rights
After 100 days in office, the Trump Administration continues to wear its abject disdain for human rights on its sleeve. It has threatened to leave the United Nations Human Rights Council and has signalled Trump’s enthusiasm for the most extreme forms of torture . A number of his executive orders...