Confused by the recent debate around capital and exchange controls? PEF Council member Ann Pettifor explains the crucial difference between the two, and the role capital controls would play in a progressive economy. Ann Pettifor […]
On Labour´s attempt to forge a reputation for economic competency based on new economics: What does it mean? Has it worked? Can Labour escape the balancing the household books narrative? Is austerity economics really over?
Taxpayers have agency over global financial markets…they subsidise, embolden and enrich centres of financial power like those of Wall St and the City of London. A long read, but well worth it. Read here
We have been complaining about the hysterical discussion around Brexit. This article by Ann Pettifor is one of the great exceptions. She analyses the situation with a cool and clear head. An excellent weekend read […]
“However, the evidence shows that—to date—it is austerity, not Brexit, that has had the most negative long-term impact on the British economy.” Read here
Progressives are often accused of believing in the “magic money tree” whenever they call for, say, more investment in public services. In this episode Ann Pettifor, expert on the monetary system and international financial architecture, […]
Once again we are posting an article about how governments finance themselves. We do this because most people in the EU still believe that taxes are the source of government spending. It is not. In […]
This is a talk held by Ann Pettifor on 15 September with the subject “Financial capitalism 10 years after Lehman Brothers (Inciting uprisings against the imperious government of finance capital)”, in Berlin at the Monarch […]