The Tories are increasing spending, but the money is going to the rich. Adam Blanden argues that this represents the acceleration of Britain’s transformation into a ‘speculator state’.
A referendum characterised by unprecedented falsification theoretically clears the way for Putin to stay as Russian president until 2036, but popular support for his regime is declining sharply.
Video: How has coronavirus boosted household debt, the impact on working-class people and on the capitalist economy, and the possibilities for campaigning and resistance?
Charlie Hore, author of The Road to Tiananmen Square and numerous articles about China, talks about the shifting powers in imperialism in the past decades.
Mike Haynes looks at the work of prominent left-leaning economist Mariana Mazzucato
A conference in Glasgow on uneven and combined development for the 21st century.
China is challenging the USA’s global dominance. Trump’s tariff wars have highlighted growing tensions. China’s rise is in part due to America’s decline, but after Tiananmen and Hong Kong, is it any better? Join the discussion, led by Charlie Hore, who has been writing on China for many years.
The Green New Deal (GND) is a powerful fusion of calls for action on climate with demands for decent jobs and habitable communities. Is it necessarily staked on destructive economic growth? Does it rely on elites for implementation? Can GND be made into a focal point for broader demands for liberation and redistribution?
A collection of the writings of Mike Kidron casts light on the heterodox Marxist economist and the revolutionary socialist organisation he once belonged to, writes Brian Parkin.
Part III of Stephen Graham’s critical review of the ‘Green capitalism’ literature examines debates between advocates of ‘green Keynesian’ approaches and supporters of de-growth.