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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

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

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

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

Brexit, TTIP and TPP

21 Jul 2016

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

Consistent, realistic, verifiable

28 Apr 2016

Michael Roberts reviews: Fred Moseley, 'Money and totality', Brill, 2016, pp436, £102

Panama and how we are ruled

14 Apr 2016

Tax havens are an integral part of modern neoliberal capitalism, argues Yassamine Mather

Two strategic illusions

24 Mar 2016

Money can function fully only if it is world money, writes Mike Macnair

And the band played on

14 Jan 2016

As Chinese woes once again spread throughout the world economy, Paul Demarty wonders what could shake the complacency of the bourgeoisie

Is it all over?

06 Aug 2015

Michael Roberts looks at the implications of China’s stock market collapse

Fictitious capital and the rate of profit

02 Jul 2015

Arthur Bough takes issue with Chris Gray

Close down financial casinos

30 Apr 2015

Flash crashes, high-frequency trading and chicanery - ‘spoofing’ is just a symptom, writes Michael Roberts

The debt is illegitimate

19 Feb 2015

Yassamine Mather looks at the background to the Greek crisis