The world has almost squandered its opportunity to create a new order in the aftermath of the financial crisis, with debate on the way forward for political and social systems almost non existent, a respected political philosopher says. "The world is but under the yoke of a dictatorship of no alternatives," said Prof. Roberto Mangabeira Unger, the Roscoe Pound Professor of Law at Harvard University and an active political figure in his native Brazil. "What is the most interesting about the crisis is the lack of debate. The debate doesn't exist." In a speech at the Centre for International Governance Innovation's annual...
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