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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’

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

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

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

Abstraction in style

01 Sep 2016

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