Tag: Great Recession

#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.

Can Corbynomics Work?

  Sam O'Brien discusses whether the economic ideas put forward by Jeremy Corbyn when he was campaigning for the Labour leadership could work The election of Jeremy Corbyn has continues to generate a tide of foaming...

As Middle East goes nuclear, climate change goes critical. Part 2: Saudi Arabia

Here we publish the second part of Brian Parkin's article, where he looks at Saudi Arabia's own nuclear ambitions, and an emerging reconfiguration of imperial alliances in the Middle East. (See part one here.) ...

As Middle East goes nuclear, global warming goes critical. Part 1: Iran

Over the next three days we will be publishing a major new article by Brian Parkin exploring the inextricable links between climate catastrophe, capitalist crisis and imperial competition. The three parts taken together form...

No return to the thirties: an eyewitness warning

Jean Edmond looks back to the poverty and defeats of the 1930s, and warns against them returning. This article appeared in Issue 10 of the Northern Star, a Leeds based publication. My name is Jean...

Groundhog day for the eurozone?

Estelle Cooch looks at whether the economic optimism pushed by politicians lives up to the headlines. First published in the autumn 2014 edition of the rs21 magazine. On the 14th August amidst much cheering from...