People hold placards during a protest against Chile’s government in Santiago on December 10. Photo: Reuters
Andrew Sheng
Opinion

Opinion

Andrew Sheng

Climate change, inequality and disruptive technology have brought toxic politics to a boil in 2019

  • Protests around the world and the rise of populist politics are rooted as much in climate change as in economic factors
  • Instead of lending to wealthy borrowers at negative interest rates, central banks could use quantitative easing to invest in green infrastructure
People hold placards during a protest against Chile’s government in Santiago on December 10. Photo: Reuters
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