It is tempting for reformers to adopt the language of national security in pursuit of policies that would help protect the interests of popular constituencies. But we should be wary that we don’t operate in […]
Big tech monopolies Microsoft, Apple, Alphabet, Amazon and Facebook now make up more than a fifth of the entire value of the S&P 500 stock market index. Read here
The economist talks to Andrés Lomeña about power relations, feminism and what an economics designed by young people would look like. Grace Blakeley is a British economics commentator and author. Cross-posted from Open Democracy Millennials […]
Grace’s talk in Berlin on November 12 in our series “Economics beyond the Swabian hausfrau”.
International institutions have allied with bond vigilantes to bludgeon Argentina into imposing policies that benefit investors and harm working people. Read here
Eleven years on from the crisis of 2008, we are entering a co-ordinated global slowdown, and policymakers must not be complacent. Read here
Margaret Thatcher is undoubtedly one of the most divisive characters in British political history. But whatever you think of her, she’s a woman whose economic policies have had repercussions that are felt today. She will […]
‘The problem isn’t Mexican migrants or Chinese factory workers — it’s the global elite that built an economic model so extractive, exploitative and unstable that it has provoked the kind of nationalist backlash not seen […]
Capital mobility has sucked money out of the global South and into financial vortexes such as Wall Street and the City of London. Read here
Featuring Larry Elliott (Guardian), Grace Blakeley, Costas Lapavistsas, Feyzi Ismail, Eddie Dempsey. If you wish to understand what are the weaknesses of the European Union, here you have many of the reasons.