David Harvey, an English professor in the United States, is one of the most influential practitioners of Marxist political economy. From The Limits of Capital (1982) to The Enigma of Capital (2010), his books have won a wide readership and [...]Read more
Category "January 2015"
The political initiative that became Left Unity was launched barely two years ago in response to an appeal from Ken Loach. Its founding conference took place just a year ago. What are the prospects for this latest in a long [...]Read more
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 [...]Read more
“Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, Or what's a heaven for?” Robert Browning (1812 – 1889)The European Space Agency's (ESA) Rosetta probe went into orbit around the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko (67P) in May 2014, later releasing the washing machine sized [...]Read more
This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein Reviewed by Derek Wall Naomi Klein's new book This Changes Everything is essential reading for socialists who seek to understand and respond to the politics of climate change. Naomi Klein, the Canadian-born daughter of parent who [...]Read more