Friday January 24, 2020

A powerful polemic that takes political ideas to the next level

Like the best political economists, Michael O’Sullivan is able to show examples of the transitions taking place across multiple fields — economics, international finance, politics, international relations

16th June, 2019
Michael O’Sullivan is informed and on form in his new book Pic: Getty

Politics: The Levelling: What’s Next After Globalisation, By Michael O’Sullivan, PublicAffairs, €28.75

Globalisation is the increased interconnection of markets for everything: people’s labour, the goods and services they sell, and their ideas. Many measures suggest globalisation has been faltering since the 2007/2008 crisis. International relationships which kept the institutions of globalisation such as the IMF and the World Bank together – and which tried to export the western idea...

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