News Archive : September 2021

September 30, 2021

Mae Ngai’s book, The Chinese Question, was reviewed by Simon Winchester in The Spectator (London): “How 19th-century gold rushes led to a distrust of China.”

Adam Tooze assesses the economic impact of the pandemic in The Economist‘s podcast Money Talk: “Bricks and mortar—the perils of property markets.”

Camille Robcis reviews two memoirs which grapple with the fragility of consent, and the psychological consequences for young people in Public Books: “France and the Question of Consent”.

September 29, 2021

Barbara Fields and her scholarship are referenced in The New York Times Op-Ed “What’s Missing From the Conversation About Systemic Racism” by John McWhorter.

Adam Tooze had an interview with Ian Bremmer on the latest episode of GZERO World, which aired on on US public television starting Friday 9/23/21: “What saved the global economy from another Great Depression?”

September 28, 2021

The podcast Reasons to be Cheerful with Ed Miliband and Geoff Lloyd published a conversation with Adam Tooze: “HAVE I GOT TOOZE FOR YOU: Adam Tooze on Covid, climate & learning from history.”

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