Review: The Great Financial Meltdown

Review: The Great Financial Meltdown

This book started from a seminar on the causes of crises hosted by the University of Izmir, Turkey back in October 2014.  Many of the top radical and Marxist economists were present. At that seminar, distinguished Marxist, David Harvey delivered a [...]

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Syriza, the Troika and Grexit

Syriza, the Troika and Grexit

The four-month breathing space As I write, the Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, is meeting again with the Eurogroup finance ministers in another chapter in the tortuous negotiations over revising the conditions for the extension of the bailout programme for Greek [...]

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A low-gear world

A low-gear world

It is now seven years since the Great Recession started across the major economies. As American leftist economist, Dean Baker recently pointed out when referring to best-performing major capitalist economy, the USA: “usually an economy would be fully recovered from [...]

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Keynes or Marx?

Keynes or Marx?

Michael Roberts takes sides in the debate between Keynes and Marx. The purpose of this article is to consider the contributions that John Maynard Keynes and Karl Marx can make to our understanding of the nature of the capitalist system and [...]

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