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  1. 21 Apr

    Critique, Influence, Change

    Ed: A few weeks ago, Ha-Joon Chang, Duncan Green and former NLP editor Ellie Mae O'Hagan launched the Critique, Influence, Change series, published by Zed Books, at the...

  2. 16 Apr

    Breaking the Frame gathering and discussion - May 2nd to 5th

    Rhian: Are you concerned about: • Fracking or the climate crisis?   • Losing your job to a machine or spies reading your...

  3. 09 Apr

    Wanted: New New Left Project editors

    Alice: New Left Project will be launching a re-design this Spring. As part of this, as well as an on-going commitment to broadening our editorial expertise, we...

Feature Articles...

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    Moulding Minds: Foreign Policy and the Manipulation of Public Opinion

    by Josh Watts

    From control over historical records to manipulation of social media, there are a myriad of ways that the state seeks to shape our attitudes to war.

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    13 Major Policies That Were Victories for Corporate Lobbyists

    by Tim Holmes

    The grubby paw-prints of corporate lobbyists are all over UK public policy. Here are 13 of their worst offences.

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    Hit the Fossil Fuel Industry Where it Hurts: Science

    by Alice Bell

    The oil and gas industry needs our science to operate. We don’t need to give it to them.

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    From Crisis to Crisis in Spain

    by Graeme Herbert

    Spain's economic problems and mounting regional tensions cannot be deferred indefinitely.

Elsewhere on the web...

  1. Economics, Education and Unlearning

    by Post-Crash Economics Society | 23 Apr 2014

    The world has changed, the syllabus hasn’t. A compelling analysis of the failings in economics education and a road map for...

  2. Britain’s Post-Crisis Political Economy: A ‘Recovery’ through Regressive Redistribution

    by Jeremy Green, Scott Lavery | 22 Apr 2014

    In the social world, things are often not quite what they seem. The gap between political discourse and other observable...

  3. Gabriel Kolko revisited

    by Joseph Stromberg | 21 Apr 2014

    A look at the scholarship of prominent radical historian Gabriel Kolko

  4. Piketty and the Millennial Marxists on inequality

    by Timothy Shenk | 21 Apr 2014

    Capitalism’s new critics take on an economics run amok.

New Left Blogosphere...

  1. Classical Liberalism ≠ Libertarianism, Vol. 2

    by Corey Robin

    Antoine Louis Claude Destutt de Tracy,  A Treatise on Political Economy (1817): The truly sterile class is that of the idle,...
  2. Qatar: horrific abuse of migrant domestic workers

    by ToUChstone blog

    Our friends at Amnesty International have issued a new report demonstrating the horrific conditions affecting migrant domestic...
  3. Breaking: $3 Million Jury Verdict in Texas Fracking Nuisance Case

    by DeSmogBlog

    A jury in Dallas, TX today awarded $2.925 million to plaintiffs Bob and Lisa Parr, who sued Barnett shale fracking company...
  4. Dalton Trumbo’s Taxes

    by The Jacobin

    On the blacklist and Dalton Trumbo’s marginal tax rate.
  1. Arabian Peninsula Media Roundup (April 22)

    by Jadaliyya Ezine

    [This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on the Arabian Peninsula and reflects a wide variety of...
  2. ‘Our Own Brand of Socialism’

    by The Jacobin

    On creating a "government which would make the poor happy."
  3. "British workers hit hard"

    by Stumbling and Mumbling

    There's one curious thing about Ukip's notorious posters that hasn't been mentioned - that they represent a flat rejection of...
  4. Tyler Cowen is one of Nietzsche’s Marginal Children

    by Corey Robin

    Tyler Cowen reviews Thomas Piketty: Piketty fears the stasis and sluggishness of the rentier, but what might appear to be...
  1. Three Theses (not really: more like two graphs and a link) on Nazism and Capitalism

    by Corey Robin

    Commenters on my little Nazism and capitalism post are claiming that the graph tells us nothing about the Nazis and capitalism;...
  2. Fred Ho’s Far-Out, Radical Journey

    by The Jacobin

    Fred Ho's dedication to challenging capitalism's logic through art only grew stronger in his final days.
  3. Katha Pollitt’s Quality Control

    by The Jacobin

    For Katha Politt, sexual labor’s purported products, not the conditions workers encounter, are the issue.
  4. Notes from a non-cis woman

    by Sarah Ditum

    If cis means not-trans, then I am cis. I have been told repeatedly that cis is a label that belongs on me, and assured by those...

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