Tag: financialisation

The Post Office scandal is typical of today’s Britain

"The light in this darkness is that people are standing up and demanding justice."

Base rate rises, housing crises?

'We need to fight back together and find solidarity across lines that have previously been staged as battle lines.'

Coronavirus credit crunch: fighting the debt disaster

Through rent arrears, payday loans, mortgages and more, personal debt is a key element of neoliberal policy. How can we fight back and break the spiral?

Mariana Mazzucato: Dragons Den or progressive State Capitalism

Mike Haynes looks at the work of prominent left-leaning economist Mariana Mazzucato

Review: Urban Warfare

Kate Bradley reviews Urban Warfare by Raquel Rolnik, an important investigation into how capitalism has shaped housing for its own ends

Finance, capitalism and imperial power – a review of Tony’s Norfield’s ‘The City’

Want to reform finance but maintain capitalism? Then you may have a problem. Tom Haines-Doran reviews 'The City' by Tony Norfield, recently published by Verso. Do you want to understand the City and how finance...

HM 2015: Financialisation and the Built Environment: A Response to or a Cause of...

Tom Haines-Doran reports from the Financialisation and the Built Environment: A Response to or a Cause of Crisis? session at the Historical Materialism conference in London in November 2015 This panel pulled together three papers looking at...