Brazil was officially named the host nation of the 2014 FIFA World Cup on October 30, 2007. This came after the country’s delegation successfully convinced the FIFA Executive Committee of the potential social and cultural benefits of hosting the tournament.
Public protests and riots reached their climax before and during the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup, which precedes the World Cup, and regained momentum as the opening ceremony of the World Cup drew nearer. The protests were centered around the people’s demands for higher expenditure on healthcare, education and...
By: Judy Zhu
GLOBAL FINANCIALISATION AND THE NEED FOR FINANCIAL ETHICS
Philosophical commentator, Alan R. Malachowski once made the remark that finance nowadays seems to be playing an ‘ethically-enervating role’, as the rise of the doctrines of ‘The New Finance’ Whilst it is not the purpose of this inquiry to address the truth or untruth of every aspect of Malachowski’s claim, the central premise of this research note can be stated in the following terms: if it is true that matters of finance indeed ‘dominate everyday life’, then such a pervasive role...