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California über alles

28 Sep 2017

Uber’s troubles in London are indicative of the brittleness of the Silicon Valley tech elite, argues Paul Demarty

Hire and fire as they please

21 Sep 2017

With union combativity languishing, writes Michael Roberts, real wages continue to fall despite full employment

Computer says no

07 Sep 2017

Paul Demarty asks why we insist on treating our computers like gods

Ten years later

10 Aug 2017

What has the bourgeoisie learnt from the 2007-08 crash? Not a great deal, writes Michael Roberts

The walking dead

13 Jul 2017

The G20 only confirmed the sluggish nature of the global economy, writes Michael Roberts

Left’s movementist delusions

13 Jul 2017

Neither a million-strong demonstration nor mass strikes would in themselves be likely to bring down the Tories, argues Mike Macnair. But, with the government weak and wobbly, the real question is what happens after a general election. Greece holds plenty of negative lessons

Racists and Islamophobes

06 Jul 2017

Following the triumph of the right in last month’s local elections, writes Toby Abse, the left appears more and more isolated

Fossil fuel era continues

06 Jul 2017

Predictions of an imminent decline of oil are misplaced, argues Jack Conrad. Along with global temperatures, consumption is set to rise

How about thinking like a Marxist?

22 Jun 2017

Chris Gray reviews: Kate Raworth Doughnut economics: seven ways to think like a 21st century economist Random House Business Books, 2017, pp384, £20

Capital in disarray

22 Jun 2017

The UK economy is set to enter a period of recession, argues Michael Roberts

Keynes or Marx?

18 May 2017

What is capital’s driving force? Michael Roberts explores the profit-investment nexus

Dictatorship and ‘democracy’

18 May 2017

Yassamine Mather reports on the final days of the presidential election campaign

Unplanning delusions

11 May 2017

The collapse of the Soviet Union does not prove that planning is impossible, argues Mike Macnair

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