Category "August 2016"

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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Democracy withers in Turkey

Democracy withers in Turkey

In great political moments there are certain images etched into the mass psyche. The man standing in front of a tank column at Tiananmen Square, the throngs at Tahrir Square as the Mubarak dictatorship fell, the fall of the Berlin [...]

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A wave of hate after Brexit

A wave of hate after Brexit

People like me were warning that the EU referendum would be a racist carnival of reaction.  But events have proved that the carnival is by no means over. It would be wrong to say that the Referendum was a referendum on [...]

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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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