Review of Noreena’s interview on VPRO’s Wintergasten

Economy and loneliness

A family member pointed me to the broadcast of Wintergasten with Noreena Hertz from England. She studied economics and philosophy, among other things, and is a professor by special appointment in global economics. She talked about topics such as feminism, populism and loneliness. She wrote a book about the latter in 2020: ‘The lonely century; restoring human contact in a world that continues to unravel’. Even before corona, she did a lot of research into this and explained her views on its causes and consequences.

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