[WEBCAST] The End of Governments?VIEW EVENT DETAILS
Episode 3 of "The End & The Beginning", with Maha Aziz
“The End & Beginning” is an original series of webcasts exploring the big shifts happening in the world. Read more about it and see an episode overview here >>
Governments, both democratic and non-democratic, are facing a legitimacy crisis, argues political scientist Maha Aziz – evidenced by the growing number of protests around the world. Non-state actors are increasingly filling the void where governments fall short, among them activist billionaires, who often made their money with tech companies.
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Dr Maha Hosain Aziz is a professor, author and cartoonist focused on global risk & prediction in NYU's MA International Relations Program. She is also a visiting fellow at the LSE's Institute of Global Affairs and consultant via the world's first crowdsourced consultancy Wikistrat and other networks. Her first book Future World Order won two global awards (15% profits to charity) and its sequel The COVID-19 Effect is out in summer 2020 (50% of profits will go to the WHO's COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund). Her 2016 political comic book, The Global Kid, won five awards (all profits to charity) and is being adapted for adults. She is a Jordanian-born Pakistani who grew up in the Middle East (Jordan, Saudi Arabia), Southeast Asia (Singapore, Malaysia), Europe (UK, Greece) and the US. And she is a social scientist trained at Brown (BA), Columbia (MA) and the LSE (MSc, PhD).
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