The US-dominated economic order constructed after Bretton Woods did not take the Global South into consideration. A new, just system will have to change that.
Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò is an associate professor of philosophy at Georgetown University. He is the author of Reconsidering Reparations and Elite Capture.
In activist and academic circles, privileged people are expected to automatically defer to marginalized people on issues of oppression. Philosopher Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò argues that this norm kills solidarity and replaces effective politics with endless navel-gazing.
Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò responds to John-Baptiste Oduor’s recent review of Elite Capture.