This is problem with what used to called “balanced journalism”: serve elite interests and maintain public trust. As the elite moves towards the neo-liberal creed of winner take all, this practice has been jettisoned. Mill has argued that the BBC needs to break with its statist model and become a digital public network and platform, but also that all and any governmental influence over the BBC must be abolished, with the BBC instead being democratised and radically decentralised. This is also urgently the case in Germany with regard to the state broadcasters, which have mutated to broadcasters.
Was Keynes a revolutionary in economic thought and policy? Was he at least radical in his ideas? Or was he a reactionary opposed to the interests of working people and a conservative in economic theory? […]
Bill Mitchell tells the tale of two unions: Those who have borne the brunt of the European Union’s neo-liberal policy, and those who have profited. Read here
“Leading estimates show that profit shifting by multinational companies is responsible for tax revenue losses globally of $500 billion or more each year. Various document leaks, including the Paradise Papers and earlier LuxLeaks, have shown […]