Benjamin Barber, who has died at age 77, was an agile, adventurous, and enthusiastic scholar who believed that big ideas were needed to address big challenges. So he thought those big ideas, wrote groundbreaking books to put them in context, and formed movements to advance them. Read More Here.
Benjamin R. Barber, a political theorist whose 1995 book, “Jihad vs. McWorld,” presciently analyzed the socioeconomic forces leading to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and a surge in tribalism around the world, died on Monday in Manhattan. He was 77. Read More Here.