Helen Thompson, professor of political economy at Cambridge University, is the author of Oil and the Western Economic Crisis, China and the Mortgaging of America, and Might, Right, Prosperity and Consent. Since 2015, she has been a regular contributor to the podcast Talking Politics.
Getting to grips with the overlapping geopolitical, economic, and political crises faced by Western democratic societies in the 2020s.
The twenty-first century has brought a powerful tide of geopolitical, economic, and democratic shocks. Their fallout ha...[SEE MORE]