Can FinTech Make us Less Racist? Cultural Citizenship, Cognitive Reassociations, and the Globalisation of FinTech

Can FinTech Make Us Less Racist?  I recently had a fascinating conversation with a very good friend of mine. I'd just introduced him to an article that I'd found in the MIT Tech Review, wherein the author was describing how a Finnish FinTech start-up named MONI is supplying refugees with access to a blockchain account …

Anthropology, Public Policy, and Intimate Partner Violence in Vietnam

When I started to write my dissertation, my initial intention was to explore the relationship between anthropological theory and the world of public policy. The reason for this was very simple. Throughout the entirety of my degree, many of us (whilst being completely mesmerised by the narrative of the world that our discipline produced) were …

Toxic Millennialism and the Globalised Flows of Labour, Capital, and Aspiration

I spend a lot of my time at work thinking about millennials and the kinds of commonalities that unite them across the world. What are their needs? What is it that they look for from consumer goods and services? How and why is it that they come to imagine themselves as ethical projects and brands …