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Neoliberal ghosts and the art of brevity

16 Sep 2010

Jack Conrad answers criticisms of the CPGB's Draft programme in the second of a three-part article

Stunts, problems and solutions

05 May 2022

The ‘right to buy’ scam exposes the Tories as the party of buy-to-let landlords, property speculators and City-boy financiers, argues Mike Macnair

A century of dependency

25 Feb 2021

Foreign intervention did not come to an end with the 1979 revolution. No, as shown by Yassamine Mather, Iran’s Islamic rulers are more than willing to do the bidding of US-controlled international institutions

Revolution from above

18 Feb 2021

Small farmers are in revolt against the Modi government. Jeff Singh looks at the drive to replace peasants with capitalists

Dilemmas of great and good

21 Jan 2021

Mainstream economists cannot provide the answers needed to revive a system mired in stagnation. Michael Roberts reports on the annual gathering of the American Economic Association

Friedman doctrine in 21st century

17 Dec 2020

Monopolies are rule-makers and rule-breakers, but attempts to ensure free competition are utopian in the extreme, says Michael Roberts

Bankruptcy of neoliberalism

19 Mar 2020

With countries everywhere on a ‘war footing’, writes Eddie Ford, the pandemic shows the necessity of global social control.

Inequality soars worldwide

16 May 2019

While the rich have never had it so good, writes Michael Roberts, the risks are increasing

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

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