Category "Economy"

Owen Smith: The Coup Candidate

Owen Smith: The Coup Candidate

Perhaps the most telling indicator of the divisions in the Labour Party were the automated suggestions offered by Google in the wake of the Parliamentary Labour Party’s attempted coup, trying to bully Jeremy Corbyn into resigning. “Who is Owen Smith?” [...]

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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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Stagnation: The new normal

Stagnation: The new normal

In recent weeks startling headlines have charted falls on the world's stock markets amid fears about the state of the world economy. Take a small sample from the financial pages of The Guardian: "Markets tumble in Europe and New York [...]

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Corbynomics and socialist strategy

Corbynomics and socialist strategy

Ever since Jeremy Corbyn emerged as a potential victor in the election for the leadership of the Labour Party, I have argued that socialists have a duty to orientate towards the Labour Party. The alternative is to stand aside from [...]

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Save whose Steel?

Save whose Steel?

A well-known aphorism holds that in government, a politician wakes up each morning and decides what they are going to do; in opposition, they wake up each morning and decide what they are going to say. Normally, of course, pronouncements [...]

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Corbyn – Marxist Party still a necessity

Corbyn – Marxist Party still a necessity

Nick Rogers’ excellent article in this issue describes the massive and unexpected impact that Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign for leader of the Labour Party has had. From only getting onto the ballot paper with the nominations of some of his political opponents [...]

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