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Articles and analyses from the INET community on the key economic questions of our time.

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Nanjala Nyabola: COVID-19 and Africa: Techno-solutions won’t save us from the problems we face

Sep 21, 2021

In this interview, Dr. Folashadé Soulé and Dr. Camilla Toulmin discuss with Nanjala Nyabola, a writer and researcher based in Nairobi, Kenya. Nanjala’s work focuses on the intersection between technology, media, and society. She is currently the Director of Advox, the digital rights programme at Global Voices. Nanjala has held numerous research associate positions including with the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), the Oxford Internet Institute (OII), and other institutions, while also working as a research lead for several projects on human rights broadly and digital rights specifically around the world.

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Productive Bubbles

Jul 28, 2021

Occasionally, financial speculation fastens onto transformational technologies that have the potential to create a genuinely new economy.

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The One-Earth Balance Sheet

Jul 23, 2021

Getting the whole spectrum of governments, academia and civil society to track “natural capital” would help create shared efforts toward solving shared problems like the climate crisis.