2017-04-20 Rethinking Society pt. 1

Closing borders, abandoning trade unions, cancelling trade agreements, banning immigrants – we’re seeing more and more of a protectionist, nationalist, right wing movement all over the western world. In this episode (the first of two) we try to look at the underlying reasons for the nationalist war on globalization. Is it really the right target, or are there other, more fundamental factors involved? In a time of unprecedented technological advancements and with AI around the corner we ask ourselves if it is time to rethink some of our most fundamental ideas about society. Listen in!