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Zombies and the new volatility

15 Feb 2018

The ‘Goldilocks’ days of cheap money are coming to an end, Eddie Ford looks at the consequences

Chinese bank's alternative to Marxism

08 Feb 2018

Is ‘trading economics’ China’s new ‘ideologically acceptable’ theory of capitalism? Michael Roberts looks at the thoughts of a major figure in the People’s Bank of China

Earthquakes and H-bombs

08 Feb 2018

Paul Demarty reports on the heightening drama of US politics

Health service we need

01 Feb 2018

James Linney looks at who benefits from privatisation

‘Dead end’ of privatisation

25 Jan 2018

The collapse of Carillion blows apart a key myth, argues Michael Roberts

With great skill

18 Jan 2018

James Linney urges resistance to the ‘organisation of misery’

Process of decomposition

18 Jan 2018

How can the ruling class extricate itself from the current impasse? Hillel Ticktin reviews the state of global capital

Cryptocurrency craze

14 Dec 2017

Does bitcoin open the way to a world free from the control of global authorities? No chance, argues Michael Roberts

Poststructuralism and decline

23 Nov 2017

Rex Dunn argues that sexism within the left is not the root cause for the rise of political correctness and identity politics

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