Susan George

President of the Board

Susan George is one of TNI's most renowned people for her long-term and ground-breaking analysis of global issues. "How to win the Class War - The Lugano Report II" is the newest of her sixteen widely translated books. She describes her work in a cogent way that has come to define TNI: "The job of the responsible social scientist is first to uncover these forces [of wealth, power and control], to write about them clearly, without jargon... and finally..to take an advocacy position in favour of the disadvantaged, the underdogs, the victims of injustice."

 

Honours/Awards:

Honorary doctorates from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and the Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia of Madrid as well as the first “Outstanding Public Scholar Award" of the International Political Economy section of the International Studies Association. 

 

 

Media experience:

Susan George is a frequent interviewee in print, radio and  television and regularly contributes articles to Le Monde diplomatique, Open Democracy, El Pais, New Internationalist and The Nation.