Capitalism & Crisis > Finance capital

The centrality of labour-power

15 Mar 2012

Moshé Machover begins his examination of the labour theory of value by looking at the preliminaries

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

Dodgy bankers, dodgy clients

19 Feb 2015

Under both the Tories and New Labour, Britain became one vast tax haven - a playground for the super-rich. Eddie Ford looks at the HSBC scandal

Troika demands more blood

18 Dec 2014

Eddie Ford thinks it is irresponsible to spread illusions in a Syriza-led government

What is the capitalist strategy?

11 Sep 2014

Hillel Ticktin looks beneath the hype about ‘recovery’ to expose the bankruptcy of the ruling class

Virtual money: Exchange without value

12 Dec 2013

Anthony Rose looks at the growth of non-governmental virtual money

From finance capital to austerity muddle

13 Jun 2013

While economic growth is proving elusive, there are clear signs of stagnation and disintegration, argues Critique editor Hillel Ticktin

EU bailout: After Cyprus, who next?

28 Mar 2013

Of course, writes Eddie Ford, the troika bailout is ‘unique’ and ‘exceptional’ - just like all the others

Austerity: The madness of a dying system

29 Nov 2012

The ruling class has no alternative to austerity and the drive to create a pristine capitalism. Not only is that impossible, but, as shown by South Africa, the working class is beginning to revolt. This is an edited version a speech by Hillel Ticktin, editor of Critique, on November 17

November 14 strikes: Europe unites to resist austerity

22 Nov 2012

As the EU slips into recession, November 14 gave us a taste of what is possible, argues Eddie Ford

EU summit: Berlin demands yet more austerity

25 Oct 2012

The October 18 EU summit was another exercise in procrastination, argues Eddie Ford, and Spain shows the worst is almost certainly not over

Economy: Troika demands yet more austerity

04 Oct 2012

The euro crisis could trigger nationalist disintegration, warns Eddie Ford

Miliband clutches at banking straws

12 Jul 2012

Labour’s plans for ‘root and branch’ reform of the banks will hardly touch the corruption that is endemic to the system, writes Eddie Ford

The EC-IMF-ECB cometh

14 Jun 2012

Euphoria over the Spain bailout 'triumph' proved to be very short-lived, writes Eddie Ford

Value, prices and probabilities

22 Mar 2012

What is the connection between value and price? Moshé Machover concludes his discussion of the labour theory of value

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