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Complicity: why and when we chose to censor ourselves
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Index asks when we choose to self-censor, talking to journalists and academics about both the theoretical background and concrete cases where people have been complicit in sacrificing their rights to privacy, free spreech or a free press.
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Conceptualising capitalism: how the misuse of key concepts impedes our understanding of modern economies
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What is capitalism? In this discussion, Professor Geoffrey Hodgson attacks what he sees as widespread misunderstandings of its very nature and proposes a new understanding, based on referral to its historical basis and, in particular, to the ideas of Victorian economist Henry Dunning MacLeod, best known for his work on credit and its centrality within capitalist societies.
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