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IN-DEPTH: How has globalisation affected inequality and democracy around the world? W/ Steven Slaughter & Estella Kabachwezi

The world has witnessed unprecedented levels of globalisation over the past few decades, and while it has substantially improved living conditions, communication and flow of information, it has also created new levels of inequality within and between countries.

In today's In-Depth episode, Rhiannon chats to Steven Slaughter, Associate Professor in International Relations at Deakin University, and Estella Kabachwezi, an activist and lawyer in Uganda, on the intersection between globalisation and inequality and whether it is contributing to the decline in democracy internationally.

They discuss:

  • the rise of globalisation through communication and the internet, and whether this helps promote democracy

  • the relationship between inequality and globalisation

  • how the developed world and the developing world can work to protect democracy

  • the implications and benefits of globalisation in Africa

Check out Steven's profile or you can find him on Twitter! You can get in touch with Estella via her Twitter here.

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CREDITS: This episode is produced by the Young Diplomats Society on the lands of the Wurundjeri/Gadigal people. We pay our respects to the traditional custodians of the lands upon which we operate and live.

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