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Neoliberal ghosts and the art of brevity

Supply and demand quandary

13 Dec 2018

Both neoclassical and Keynesian economics have got it wrong, writes Michael Roberts

Free-trade tailism

22 Nov 2018

The Alliance for Workers’ Liberty has enlisted a clipped version of Marx and Engels to serve its political agenda. In the first of two articles Mike Macnair looks at the claims of free trade and protectionism

Universal credit: designed to punish undeserving poor

18 Oct 2018

Rollout of the new benefit is widely recognised as being in chaos, and the immediate answer lies in breaking with the politics of austerity, writes Eddie Ford

Push them to the left

03 May 2018

According to a new book, today it is the managers, not the capitalists, who rule. Michael Roberts begs to differ

Trump, trade and the tech war

12 Apr 2018

With globalisation and growth on pause for a decade, Trump’s trade wars aim to keep the biggest US hi-tech and intellectual property companies on top, argues Michael Roberts

Costs of commodification

15 Mar 2018

Pharmaceutical companies routinely fail to publish negative results of research into new drugs. James Linney looks at the case of antidepressants

‘Wrong sort’ of privatisation

01 Mar 2018

In the first of two articles, Yassamine Mather examines the development of Iran’s economy since the Islamic revolution

Charities and purity politics

01 Mar 2018

As the Oxfam affair unfolds, Paul Demarty asks why the wave of sexual harassment scandals has given more ammunition to the right than the left

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’

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

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