A lesson from the crisis: the economics of doing - Alessandro Benetton blog

A lesson from the crisis: the economics of doing

December 19, 2013 in Economy

We live in the "age of knowledge", whose axioms are: investment in the production and transmission of information is constantly growing

A lesson in pragmatism from the North

A lesson in pragmatism from the North

March 4, 2013 in Economy

Not everyone remembers that during the 1990s Scandinavian countries were struggling with unsustainable levels of debt.

Listening to young people? A duty

Listening to young people? A duty

October 4, 2012 in Philosophy

A few days ago the Occupy Wall Street movement marked its first anniversary. At the same time I was involved in the launch of the UNEMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR campaign and I am now returning to that same topic.

In Rimini for Young People

In Rimini for Young People

August 21, 2012 in Philosophy

On Thursday, 23rd August I will be a guest at the Meeting of Comunione e Liberazione in Rimini.

Culture can save us - The Alessandro Benetton blog

Culture can save us

July 10, 2012 in Economy

“In times of crisis, who would want to spend money on culture?” This is a phrase we hear often and it probably reflects what many people think. Fortunately, the exact...

The six killer apps of Western Civilisation - The Alessandro Benetton blog

The six killer apps of Western Civilisation

March 12, 2012 in Philosophy

This winter I met Niall Ferguson, an important British historian and writer. Ferguson is well known for his controversial theories, and this inspired me to read his latest (much-debated) book Civilization: the West and the Rest.

 
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