In Part 1, I introduced the discussion about the use of industry policies in the Keynesian period after World War 2. Most nations adopted a mixed planning-market based system for allocating productive resources and the state was always central in setting out planning parameters, direct ownership and employment, and regulation. It was a system that researchers described as being “highly successful”.
Why the Tories are still in government is a conundrum. One can be bitter about how Labour turned against the workers, but this is simply intolerable. And do not forget the accomplides of the Tories, […]
We were surprised to hear from one of our authors in Spain that news of the UK University Strike never made it to Spain. Well, there is a lot more to politics than Donald Trump’s […]
Tomorrow is the first anniversary of the Grenfell disaster. What is coming to light is that the causes were all elements of austerity Britain: profit, racism, class war, arrogance, contempt. That is not the end […]