Shadow Sovereigns: how global corporations are seizing power

12 November 2015 - Event

Can Progressives slow the success of neo-liberalism? In recent years links between big business and government have become stronger and more far-reaching than ever, impeding the possibility for progress. Ahead of the Spanish elections and climate change negotiations, Susan George will draw on her new book about the power of big business and her decades of activism and writing to analyse the possibilities for progress.

Date
12 November 2015
Time
18:30 - 20:00
Location
Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, Aldwych, London
Participants
Programmes

Ralph Miliband Programme “Progress and its Discontents” public lecture

Susan George is a political activist, widely-translated author and President of the Transnational Institute. Her latest book is Shadow Sovereigns: how global corporations are seizing power.

Robin Archer is Director of the Ralph Miliband Programme at LSE.

The Ralph Miliband Programme (@rmilibandlse) is one of LSE's most prestigious lecture series and seeks to advance Ralph Miliband's spirit of free social inquiry.

The next lecture in the “Progress and its Discontents” series will be taking place on Thursday 19 November with Professor Michael Cox Red Flag over Houghton Street? The Radical Tradition at the LSE - Myth, Reality and Fact.

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