When the right-wing Wall Street Journal, the stolidly respectable Financial Times and centre-left Guardian all refer to “populist” parties the question of definition looms large. John Weeks is Professor Emeritus, School of Oriental & African [...]
Norbert Häring has wirtten an excellent piece of how Germany avoids regulating monopolies. Although in other areas the German government is staunchly ordo-liberal, with regards to monopolies it has abaondoned these principles. Norbert Häring is [...]
Concerns have been aroused that a new wave of privatisation could be prepared after the European Commission asked KPMG to study the “operational and fiscal challenges” which state-owned enterprises place on the public purse. The [...]
This is a further report from the UN climate talks in Bonn, which we have been featuring in BRAVE NEW EUROPE By Chloe Farand Cross-posted from DeSmog UK Each day at the international climate talks, [...]
Austerity is based not only on bad economics, but lies as well. As Richard Murphy demonstrates in this article Britain’s debt burden is not nearly as great as the government claims, which is its principal [...]
HEISST WHO STOLE THE AMERICAN DREAM? by Frances Causey and Donald Goldmacher. Although somewhat older and concerned with the United States, the film offers an excellent analysis of the rise and success of neo-liberalism.
Book Review by Mathew D. Rose In 1944 two German philosophers, Theodor W. Adorno and Max Horkheimer, having fled from Nazi Germany to the United States, published their book The Dialectic of Enlightenment. It analysed [...]