Max Ajl (@ajl_max)

Max Ajl is a doctoral student in the Department of Development Sociology at Cornell University, and will graduate in late Spring 2019. His work focuses on and contributes to the study of historical sociology, environmental justice, agrarian change, planning, and heterodox Arab/North African social thought. His research is focused on the Middle East – North Africa area, especially Tunisia. His dissertation is a history of modern Tunisia, focused on the social and ecological origins of underdevelopment, and the trajectory of post-colonial planning.


How Imperialism Starves the Global South: An Interview With Utsa Patnaik

Utsa Patnaik is a Marxist economist who has spent her career writing on agrarian change and development. Here she discusses her life's work, economic history and imperialism as income deflation

How Imperialism Starves the Global South: An Interview With Utsa Patnaik

Utsa Patnaik is a Marxist economist who has spent her career writing on agrarian change and development. Here she discusses her life's work, economic history and imperialism as income deflation