When Trust Breaks Down: Can We Still Believe in Economics?
The rise of populism across the world can be seen as a direct response to the failure of institutions of state and society to protect citizens from the effects of globalism and to share the wealth of humanity equally. Trust in religion, the law, political elites, the media and regulatory bodies has been severely undermined. Much of this is because of human vices of avarice, pride and gluttony but can economics as a science show us a way forward based on evidence and fact? This is essential listening.