Melegh Attila

by Attila Melegh, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary Humanity has reached a particular global social situation in the 2010s. Since the 1980s there has been a rather unique interplay between aging, ongoing marketization with no increase in redistribution, and the death of the peasantry. These factors and their historical dynamic have led to care scarcity […]

by Attila Melegh, Founding Director at Karl Polanyi Center of Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary East European populations are (again) in the process of understanding the insights of their son, Karl Polanyi. After writing The Great Transformation and explaining why market utopia leads to the need to regain a “protective cover” against systems of “crude […]