Since May 2015, Professor Philip Alston has been submitting reports to the Human Rights Council in his capacity as Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights. His 2018 report was a charge against privatisation and Alain Bloëdt, Editor-in-Chief of the Progressive Post, asks Alston if he considers that to save our planet we must change the current liberal economic model. A year later Alston’s 2019 report also takes a strong position, stating that the world is facing a risk of “climate apartheid“.
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