Category "May 2014"

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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Film Review: Calvary

Deirdre O’Neill & Mike Wayne review Calvary (directed by John Michael McDonagh, 2014) Calvary is a widely misunderstood film. The conservative press have accused it of ‘nihilism’ (The Irish Times) while in The New Statesman Mark Lawson argued that it is [...]

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Illuminating the Cave

Illuminating the Cave

Illuminating the Cave

Jonah Miller takes a look at some fictional writings by Marxist authors Stieg Larsson, the Swedish journalist whose posthumously published Millennium trilogy has sold millions of copies, wanted to leave his assets to the Communist Workers League (now called the Socialist [...]

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Workers Control, not Immigration Controls

Workers Control, not Immigration Controls

Dave Landau argues that immigration controls aid the bosses. Bob Crow, recently deceased leader of the RMT rail and maritime union, publicly stated shortly before his death that he welcomed migrant workers and was concerned to organise migrants in trades unions. [...]

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