As the US election nears, we shall try to present some pieces analysing this event for a European perspective. Branko Milanović is an economist specialised in development and inequality. His newest book is “Capitalism, Alone: [...]
American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) is one of the leading neo-liberal think tanks in the world, which has also been a prominent denier of climate change. Once again, follow the money. Just have a [...]
The IMF, the World Bank, the EU (with its Brown Deal), the fossil fuel corporations all claim to have solutions for climate change. All of them preclude the primacy of international corporations and their profits. [...]
The IMF may talk the talk, but it has never walked the walk Carlo Clericetti is an Italian journalist. In the past he has directed “Affari & Finanza”, a weekly supplement published by “La Repubblica”, [...]
Ben Ali Brahim is General Secretary of the INV (National Trade Union Congress VTC) in France, which organises VTC (“car with driver”) workers for Uber or other app-based ride hail firms. Interview by Ben Wray, [...]
There is a difference between knowledge and dogma. The latter can easily persist without the former. Richard Murphy is Professor of Practice in International Political Economy, City University of London. He campaigns on issues of [...]
This is the preface for the Spanish edition of Steve’s book “Can we avoid another financial crisis?” about to be published in Spain. Steve Keen is a Distinguished Research Fellow, Institute for Strategy, Resilience & [...]
“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.
Online discussion on Tuesday, 6 October 2020 from 8-10 pm CET
Hilary Wainwright and David Whyte: “Are profit making corporations and stopping the climate crisis compatible?"
In English with a simultaneous translation into German
Daniel Markovits has written in “The Meritocracy Trap” such a frontal assault on the meritocratic system that undergirds and sustains today’s US society that, were the book on a similarly self-sustaining ideological rationale written in [...]