What measures to stop climate change could we adopt from the COVID lockdown? Branko Milanović is an economist specialised in development and inequality. His newest book is “Capitalism, Alone: The Future of the System That [...]
Major protests have occurred in several countries in Central and Eastern Europe in the last few years. Yet as Julia Rone explains, there has been a remarkable lack of coordination between activists in the region [...]
“Our economic system is not designed to meet human needs; it is designed to facilitate capital accumulation.” Jason Hickel is an academic at the University of London and a Fellow of the Royal Society of [...]
Finance Watch has analysed the fiscal plans put in place by the French, German and Spanish governments. The plans aim to help repair the immediate economic and social damage brought about by the coronavirus pandemic [...]
In the recent past we have seen one upstanding leftist with a distinguished history of fighting racism, fascism, yes even anti-Semitism being attacked as anti-Semitic, such as Jeremy Corbyn, Ken Loach, and the Jewish poet [...]
In 2017 a minimum wage was introduced (!) in Germany. It was only 8.84€ per hour. Leading economists like Hans Werner Sinn, Germany’s chief neo-liberal ideologue, predicted an increase of one million unemployed. Not only [...]
“Economics beyond the Swabian hausfrau” is a series of talks, featuring some of the most prominent European heterodox economists, planned for this year and next in Berlin presented by BRAVE NEW EUROPE, the Helle Panke Foundation, and local groups of the Network for Pluralist Economics.
Pavlina Tcherneva - The Job Guarnatee
on 8 March at 8pm CET
There willbe a simultaneous translation into German.
Book Review by Mathew D. Rose I never thought that I would describe an economics book as “a delightful read”, but “Heterodox Challenges in Economics” by Sergio Cesaratto is exactly that. It is well written, [...]