Capitalism & Crisis > Keynesianism

Global fight for reforms

16 Feb 2012

Mike Macnair concludes his article on the alternative to nationalistic Keynesianism

Desperately seeking martyrdom

23 Nov 2023

With the Tories facing an electoral drubbing and having no coherent strategy, Rishi Sunak is reduced to day-to-day politicking, writes Eddie Ford

Driving the green wedge

28 Sep 2023

Rishi Sunak’s sudden U-turn is the result of desperation … and a leak, writes Eddie Ford. Meanwhile, yet another authoritative report shows that yet another climate record is in danger of being broken

Road leading nowhere

06 Jul 2023

After 75 years the NHS has been driven into permanent crisis. The government’s ‘comprehensive workforce plan’ is no solution, it is mere electioneering, writes Ian Spencer

Rates up, economy down

11 May 2023

Claims by bankers that, by upping interest rates, inflation will be pulled down are fallacious. Michael Roberts presents a Marxist explanation

Recipe for conflict

27 Apr 2023

Michael Roberts examines the continued role of the dollar, despite the hype about US decline and a multipolar world economy

Alternative to ‘restraint’

21 Apr 2022

Neither establishment explanation for the cause of inflation is valid, argues Michael Roberts

Contradictions and ambiguities

09 Dec 2021

Market socialism, capitalism with Chinese characteristics, or a workers’ state? Michael Roberts takes issue with three recent books

Marxist monetary theory

07 Oct 2021

It is profit, not government spending, that drives capitalist investment, writes Michael Roberts

A political system test

23 Sep 2021

Joe Biden is attempting to reverse US imperial decline through a neo-Keynesian turn, argues Jim Creegan

Threat of a new slump

01 Jul 2021

There has been much exaggerated talk of the dangers of inflation. But, if interest rates rise, Michael Roberts sees the zombie corporations getting into real trouble

Decline in profitability

03 Jun 2021

Capitalism’s productivity failure can best be explained by Marxist theory, writes Michael Roberts

Where is America going?

03 Jun 2021

Has there been a social democratic turn following Joe Biden’s victory? Now, after all, his administration promises not only to tax the rich, but help the poor. Then there is China, the EU and the so-called third world. This is an edited version of the talk Hillel Ticktin gave to the May 27 Online Communist Forum

Problem is capitalism

18 Feb 2021

Michael Roberts asks what we should now expect: deflation, inflation or stagflation?

A return to Keynes?

01 Oct 2020

Michael Roberts takes apart the United Nations ‘solution’ to end the Covid-19 pandemic slump

Not an oxymoron?

02 May 2019

Can there be a return to ‘progressive capitalism’? Don’t hold your breath, says Michael Roberts

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