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Not back to normal

27 Apr 2017

The centre-right and the centre-left suffered defeat, but the markets are no longer in a panic. Yassamine Mather looks at the French ... and the Iranian presidential elections

Civilisation and the ‘long run’

06 Apr 2017

Will the Keynesian radicals become mainstream conservatives when the long depression ends? It is capitalism itself that is the problem, argues Michael Roberts

Karl Marx and ‘eco-Marxism’

30 Mar 2017

The threat of ‘ecocidal capitalism’ is linked to the absence of a class-conscious international proletariat, writes Rex Dunn

Creating a level playing field

16 Mar 2017

How is the law used to protect the interests of capital? Michael Roberts discusses the tension between competition and monopoly

Predictions amidst uncertainties

16 Mar 2017

Yassamine Mather looks behind the rhetoric of the ‘resistance economy’

Toilet-paper labour

09 Mar 2017

Thomas Klikauer reviews: David Macaray, 'Night shift - 270 factory stories', CreateSpace Independent Publishing, 2015, pp360, $17.99

Inequality reaches new high

23 Feb 2017

Marx’s prediction 150 years ago that capitalism would lead to greater concentration of wealth has been borne out, writes Michael Roberts

Don’t shit where you eat

02 Feb 2017

Theresa May is only one of many people put in an awkward position by Donald Trump’s travel bans, argues Paul Demarty

Getting to grips with Trumpism

02 Feb 2017

Peter Manson reports on the joint meeting of the CPGB and Labour Party Marxists

Capital’s wishful thinking

15 Dec 2016

Sections of the ruling class are now optimistic that Donald Trump will implement pro-business measures. But will they work? Michael Roberts analyses the likely impact of ‘Trumponomics’

The ruling class turns?

08 Dec 2016

Following the Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump, Hillel Ticktin analyses capital’s perspectives

Cycles within cycles

01 Dec 2016

Nick Rogers reviews: Michael Roberts, 'The long depression: how it happened, why it happened and what happens next', Haymarket Books, 2016, pp360, £14.99

Integration and disintegration

01 Dec 2016

Hillel Ticktin outlines the political and economic forces at play in the European Union

Economics of the madhouse

01 Dec 2016

Despite the construction boom, things are not boding well for Erdoğan, writes Esen Uslu

Saint Bob’s bauble

20 Oct 2016

Dylan’s Nobel prize has little to do with him, and more to do with the flagging artistic establishment, argues Harley Filben