Tag: neoliberalism

Solidarity with university strike

Read the new bulletin on the UCU strike!

Introducing USS Strike Bulletin, a collaborative online project exploring the bigger questions around neoliberalism in Higher Education.

Hacking the Spectacle: an interview with Darren Cullen

Cullen uses the language of advertising to make art taking aim at militarism and consumerism

How capital is reshaping the battleground of class war

Kim Moody's new book seeks to rethink our understanding of capitalism today, and how workers can respond.
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On productivity, living standards and the British economic model – thoughts and reflections

In the wake of the Budget Statement, Joe Sabatini ponders Britain's productivity puzzle.

Report: work-in by engineers looks to save jobs at BiFab

Pete Cannell and Willie Black report on the battle in defence of workers’ jobs at Scottish engineering firm BiFab.

Atlas Shrugged: the world’s most boring cult novel

On 10 October 1957 Random House published Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged, a book now regarded by many as the ultimate expression of capitalist greed, as well as perhaps the worst novel ever written.

‘You strike a woman, you strike a rock’

Luke Hodgkin reviews Aliki Saragas's new film Strike a Rock, which follows the fight for justice of the women widowed by the 2012 Marikana Massacre in South Africa. On 16 August 2012, 34 striking miners were shot...

Review: Naomi Klein, No is Not Enough

Naomi Klein draws on her past analysis of capitalism in arguing how to defeat the "new shock politics" of Trump, writes Andrew Stone. Donald Trump’s threat of ‘fire and fury’ against North Korea might just...

Review: Mariana Mazzucato, ‘The Entrepreneurial State’

Harry J Bentham gives his take on Mariana Mazzucato's The Entrepreneurial State (2013), a book which has influenced Labour's proposed economic policies in the lead up to the 2017 General Election.

#GE2017: How radical are Labour’s economic policies?

The limitations of the manifesto are those we would expect to find facing any reformist government operating in the capitalist system today.