Larry Elliot explains what conditions have lead to the whing to the right in Italy. In the end it reduces everything to one word: Eurozone. Read here
This is how absurd things can become – thanks to the EU: Diesel was supposed to reduce CO2., but the car manufacturers, to increase their profits, cheated, and produced radically more nitrogen oxide than permitted, […]
Sometimes historical events occur and no one really notices. The decision of the German social democrats to once again enter a grand coalition heralds the end of a political party with a history of over […]
Diane speaks to openDemocracy about industrial strategy, universal basic infrastructure, moving beyond GDP, and how to build an economy that works for the 21st century.
Our taste for convenience begets more convenience, through a combination of the economics of scale and the power of habit. The easier it is to use Amazon, the more powerful Amazon becomes — and thus […]
Professor David Harvey, the world’s leading expert on Karl Marx, explains the continued importance of Marx’s analysis and how we can apply it to today’s economy and society.
Privatisation in Britain has ended ih high prices, poor service, and the infrastructure in tatters. Yet the Conservative Party still sees it as a great British success. Read here
The former British Prime Minister and devout neoliberal, Margaret Thatcher was in favour of mass privatisation but even she claimed that privatising the British Rail system was ‘a privatisation too far’, but this didn’t stop […]
While George Osborne is crowing about the success of austerity, Simon Wren-lewis examines the high costs of Osborne’s failed economic policy. Read here