From New York to Dubai and Bangladesh, Empire , on the Al Jazeera English network, looks at the impact of US-style capitalism. Empire asked Tariq Ali, along with other studio guests Joseph Stiglitz, Ann Pettifor and Dr Ruth Lea, “What does the future hold for crony capitalism? And what are the alternatives to neo-liberal globalisation?” More here.
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Tariq Ali is a writer and filmmaker. He has written more than a dozen books on world history and politics, as well as scripts for the stage and screen. He is an editor of New Left Review and lives in London. His latest book is the forthcoming Night of the Golden Butterfly, the fifth and final novel of the award-winning Islam Quintet.