Christopher Hobson on How Everything Everywhere—the US, the UK, Iraq, South Africa—is Broken
In Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now.
In this episode, Andrew talks to the Japanese-based scholar and writer Christopher Hobson about how everything everywhere in the world—from the US and UK to Nigeria, Iraq, Lebanon and South Africa—appears not only broken, but unrepairable.
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Christopher Hobson has a PhD in Political Science and International Relations. He is an Associate Professor in the College of Asia and the Pacific, The Australian National University, and a Visiting Associate Professor in the College of Global Liberal Arts, Ritsumeikan University. He has previously worked at Waseda University, United Nations University, and Aberystwyth University. Hobson is the author of the Substack newsletter, Imperfect notes on an imperfect world.