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Capitalism & Crisis

The decline of money

World politics, long waves and the decline of capitalism

07 Jan 2010

Are we facing a new 'long slump' like the 1930s or is the recent financial crisis merely a blip in a larger picture of capitalist expansion? And how does the decline of capitalism fit into the picture? Mike Macnair examines the issues

In another world

10 Dec 2009

Alistair Darling's pre-budget report includes a 'supertax' on bankers' bonuses. James Turley calls for more

Not explaining the crisis

10 Dec 2009

David Osler reviews Chris Harman's 'Zombie capitalism: global crisis and the relevance of Marx', Bookmarks, 2009, pp401, £16.99

Metaphor for neoliberalism

03 Dec 2009

Dubai collapse points to continuing crisis, writes James Turley

Political response needed

26 Nov 2009

James Turley expects a sudden rise in the pitch of industrial struggle after the general election

Whatever happened to those green shoots?

05 Nov 2009

Once again, says James Turley, it has not been a good couple of weeks for Alastair Darling and Gordon Brown

Anglo-American solutions and imposing discipline

06 Aug 2009

Peter Manson spoke to Hillel Ticktin about the economic crisis

Marxism and the inequality of nations

09 Apr 2009

Mike Macnair analyses 'world-system' theory and looks at Boris Kagarlitsky's attempts to overcome its weaknesses with his analysis of Russia

Studying the past to grasp the future

02 Apr 2009

Mike Macnair reviews Boris Kagarlitsky's Empire of the periphery: Russia and the world system London 2007, 384pp, £35

Capitalist crisis and the tasks of Marxists

07 Aug 2008

Campaign for a Marxist Party will shortly publish a manifesto, which is currently being prepared. This section on the political economy of the current period is authored by Hillel Ticktin

Down with utopia!

08 May 2008

The bankruptcy of the neoliberal model has created a vacuum for alternatives, writes Boris Kagarlitsky. If we do not fill it from the left, it will be filled from the right

Bush rushes to bail out system

31 Jan 2008

Jim Moody highlights some of the problems brewing for the world capitalist economy

More dangerous than ever

22 Nov 2007

Hillel Ticktin concludes his series on the relevance of Marxist categories with an examination of the theory of capitalist crisis and its application to the current global situation

Between a Rock and hard place

20 Sep 2007

The only thing certain in the current turmoil in the global financial system is more uncertainty, says Jim Moody

Triggers and real causes

13 Sep 2007

The reluctancy of the big five banks in the United Kingdom to lend money to each other shows how fragile the whole system of global finance capital really is, says Jim Moody

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