Tag: Political economy
Kim Moody argues that the current economic conjuncture is among the most favorable for workers in decades. But might we see the organized militancy required to bring about better working conditions, wages, and contracts?
Over a year after the explosion in Beirut, Joseph Daher explains why Lebanon’s neoliberal sectarian parties are likely to maintain their hegemony.
Ashley Smith interviews Marxist economist Michael Roberts about the deeper reasons for capitalism’s contemporary malaise, the shape and contradictions of the recovery, and debates between Marxists and Keynesians about the ability of government spending to restore growth and profitability to capitalism.
Robert Ovetz critically engages Christian Parenti’s latest book Radical Hamilton: Economic Lessons from a Misunderstood Founder.
Spectre’s Ashley Smith interviewed economist Michael Roberts about global economic prospects after the corona crisis.
Geoffrey Aung discusses this month’s coup in Myanmar, the class composition of popular resistance, and how these events fit into a longer trajectory of capitalist transition.
Chris Smaje’s new book has received glowing reviews from ecosocialists. But scratch beneath the surface, and you will find a disturbing vision of the future defined by exploitation, domination, and patriarchy.