Video length 24 minutes 55 seconds
Industrial malaise is spreading across large areas of the world.
From truckers in Chile and South Korea to railway workers and nurses in the UK, a global cost-of-living crisis is pushing workers to go on strike.
Economies, barely recovering from the coronavirus pandemic, are now facing more difficulties.
The war in Ukraine, the climate crisis and the price of food and fuel have pushed several countries beyond their ability to cope.
The United Nations says the cost of living crisis is the worst the world has experienced so far in the 21st century.
Is this challenge too big for many governments?
Presenter: Dareen Abhaida
Jordan Flowers, lead organizer for the Amazon Workers Union and co-founder of the Congress of Essential Workers
Seijiro Takeshita, professor at Shizuoka University and specialist in management and innovation
Vicky Pryce, Senior Economic Adviser at the Center for Business and Economic Research and Visiting Professor at King’s College London