Trump, US Public Debt, and the Future of Global Financial Power

Sandy Hager The following post is based loosely on my presentation at the first annual Thammasat University-Conference for Asia Pacific Studies in Phuket, Thailand (8-9 December 2016). What a difference a few months makes. This past summer I published a piece in the European Journal of International Relations on the role of US Treasury securities […]

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‘The 1% and the Rest of Us’ — Tom Mills Interviews Tim Di Muzio

Tim DiMuzio is lecturer in International Relations and public policy University of Wollongong in Australia. His book, The 1% and the Rest of Us: A Political Economy of Dominant Ownership, examines the insular lives of the global super rich, the socio-economic system they head, and their restless drive to dominate society and nature. NLP’s Tom […]

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Di Muzio, ‘The Plutonomy of the 1%: Dominant Ownership and Conspicuous Consumption in the New Gilded Age’

Abstract This article offers a study on the plutonomy of dominant owners and what their consumptive practices might tell us from the lens of the capital as power framework in IPE. I argue that the differential consumption of dominant owners is an important dimension of an internationalised capitalist mode of power for two reasons. First, […]

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Di Muzio, ‘The 1% and the Rest of Us: A Political Economy of Dominant Ownership’

Abstract While the Occupy movement faces many strategic and organizational challenges, one of its major accomplishments has been to draw global attention to the massive disparity of income, wealth and privilege held by 1% of the population in nations across the world. In The 1% and the Rest of Us, Tim Di Muzio explores what […]

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