January, 27 2017 by lsr team

The hangover from the fiscal and monetary excesses of the last 40 years is adding to the depressing effects of deglobalisation.   Oxford Dictionaries has declared post-truth to be its word of the year. It’s an adjective “relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief”. In 2016, its use increased by about 2,000% over 2015 because it perfectly describes the perceptual changes that are seeping into the global political economy. The first chang...