Benjamin Barber, American political theorist and author, Died at 77


Benjamin R. Barber was born on August 2, 1939, in New York City and died on April 24, 2017.

He was an American political theorist and author.

He was best known for his 1995 bestseller, Jihad vs. McWorld, and for 2013’s If Mayors Ruled the World.

Barber was educated at Grinnell College (B.A., 1960) and Harvard University (M.A., 1963; Ph.D., 1966), after earning certificates at Albert Schweitzer College (1959) and the London School of Economics (1957).

He died due to cancer.

Benjamin Barber passed away at 77 years old.