Tue Aug 09, 2022
August 09, 2022

Economy

Paris Commune 150: the Economics

Today is the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Paris Commune.  The Commune (Council) was formed as result of what should be considered the first uprising and revolution led...

Global Economic Trends After the 2020 Recession

2020 was a terrible year for workers around the world. The combination of the...

Where Is The Economy Heading? 

The bourgeois governments and the press highlight the recovery of the world economy for...

Debt Disaster With No Escape

The IMF-World Bank semi-annual meeting starts this week.  Earlier the IMF kicked off the show...

The world economy plummets: major clashes are looming

"It is now clear that we have entered a recession – as bad as...

ASSA 2017 – part one: productivity and inequality

One of the main themes of this year’s annual conference of the American Economics Association, ASSA 2017, was whether capitalism was slowing down. Was...

Testing Trumponomics

Before Donald Trump was elected, stock markets went down every time he improved in the public opinion polls.  Finance capital did not want him...

The Long Depression – an interview with Michael Roberts

Mark Kilian from de Socialist, a Dutch socialist journal, talked to me about my new book, the current economic stagnation, the prospects for another...

A new situation of political crisis opens in the UK

Post Brexit, a political crisis has deepened in the UK for both Labour and Tory parties. The majority vote was 52 percent with a...

China: myths and reality

There is an interesting debate to the interior of Marxist tendencies on the current nature of the Chinese State. There are different points of...

Panama Papers: evidence of an inherently corrupt system

A few days ago it came to light through the now famous Panama Papers (a leak of information from the Panamanian law firm Mossack...

Decreasing of China’s growth is followed by an increase in working class struggles

The expectations were high when the Chinese government announced on April 14 the 2015 first-quarter growth figures of the country. Governments and banks...