Should Assange die in a UK prison, as the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture has warned, he will effectively have been tortured to death. According to the European Court of Human Rights Spain often resorts [...]
Rankings have always been highly suspect. In the case of epidemic preparedness and COVID they were a fiasco. Branko Milanović is an economist specialised in development and inequality. His newest book is “Capitalism, Alone: The [...]
This is being replicated in the EU By Hannah Dewhirst, Campaigner at Positive Money Cross-posted from Positive Money The government’s new Build Back Better council – meant to help the UK recover from the impact [...]
This article is somewhat short sighted. Many governments put business blatantly before their citizens’ health, relaxing controls and creating the second COVID wave. Nations is Asia that did so well in the first wave have [...]
We need to drop the taboo on debating how we ought to organize the workplaces where most adults spend most of their lives. Richard D. Wolff is professor of economics emeritus at the University of [...]
The prominent Left-wing intellectual Perry Anderson has just published a comprehensive and crushing indictment of the EU from its beginnings to the present. Robert Tombs provides a summary for those who might balk at reading [...]
A good analysis of the challenges facing the Biden government. Michael Roberts is an Economist in the City of London and a prolific blogger Cross-posted from Michael Roberts’ Blog It’s inauguration day. There is a new president [...]
“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.
An online discussion took place on Wednesday, 9 December 2020Susan Paulson and Jason Hickel: “Everything you wanted to know about Degrowth (But didn't know who to ask)."
To view films of past talks go to Oxi-Blog - the latest one will also soon be available
Book Review by Sean Kippin There is a particular brand of UK media figure. Usually male, they revel in the gossip, intrigue and parlour games of British politics. Policy seems to bore them. Economic policy is [...]