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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

Rate of profit continues to fall

13 Oct 2016

Michael Roberts looks at the US data from 1948 to 2015

Turbulence ahead

06 Oct 2016

All the indications are that the global economy is heading for big trouble, writes Michael Roberts

The period of transition

06 Oct 2016

What does it mean to say that capitalism is in decline? Hillel Ticktin analyses the characteristics of the final stage

Media: old and new

15 Sep 2016

What is the impact of technology on the mass media? How can the left overcome its marginality in the public discourse? Should we trust Google searches? Paul Demarty addressed the past, present and future of the media at this year’s Communist University

Still stuck in the Jackson Hole

15 Sep 2016

It is profits that matter and investment that decides, writes Michael Roberts

Time running out fast

08 Sep 2016

Capitalism is a system unfit to cope with the ecological crisis, writes Eddie Ford

Abstraction in style

01 Sep 2016

George Monbiot How did we get into this mess? Politics, equality, nature Verso Books, 2014, pp352, £16.99

Festival of nationalism

04 Aug 2016

This year’s Olympics are even more grotesque than normal, writes Eddie Ford

Brexit, TTIP and TPP

21 Jul 2016

Michael Roberts examines a possible effect of a British withdrawal from the European Union