Western democracies are facing a new threat: pessimism. Recent surveys reveal that 65 percent of Europeans and North Americans think the world is getting worse and that younger generations will be poorer than previous ones, with a mere 6 percent considering that things are better and will continue to get better. This sinister sense of […]
Diego Rubio is a Junior Research Fellow at the University of Oxford and Professor of Applied History and Global Governance at the IE School of International Relations. He is also an associate researcher of the Oxford European Studies Center and the British Academy of Higher Education. He has worked as Policy Advisor to the United Nations and the Ibero-American General Secretariat (Segib), and has been visiting scholar in a number of universities, including Paris-IV Sorbonne, Columbia in NYC, and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.