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  1. 24 Apr

    Economic alternatives - Ha-Joon Chang debates Duncan Green

    Ed: Zed Books are launching a new series, Critique, Influence, Change...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

Feature Articles...

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    Too Much, Too Late! Sorrentino and the Legacy of Neorealism

    by Alistair Cartwight

    With elites languishing in a state of decadence, what should the role of art be in reflecting and challenging the world?

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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.

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. In pictures: flappy feet for World Penguin Day

    by Greenpeace UK blog

    All rights reserved. Credit: © Greenpeace / Kate Davison A penguin stands in front of a camera during...
  2. Alberta Ramps Up “Responsible Energy Development” Sales Pitch in Wake of New Keystone XL Delay

    by DeSmogBlog

    Days after another delay by the Obama administration on TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline, members of the Alberta government...
  3. "Progress" in Afghanistan, Then and Now

    by MERIP

    Author(s):  Darryl Li I recently came across a document in the archives, a reminder that...
  4. Southern Yemeni Activists Prepare for Nationwide Rally

    by MERIP

    Author(s):  Susanne Dahlgren For the first time, a Million-Person Rally or milyuniyya...
  1. Waddle you do to celebrate World Penguin Day?

    by Greenpeace UK blog

    All rights reserved. Credit: Greenpeace 'Give us a kiss, it's World Penguin Day!'...
  2. Protest tells Benetton to pay up for Rana Plaza victims

    by Red Pepper

    Today, on the anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse, the largest garment industry disaster in history, the doors of...
  3. Six Questions for Mouin Rabbani

    by MERIP

    Author(s):  The Editors Yesterday in Gaza representatives of Hamas and the Palestine...
  4. #SaveKessab, #Save Aleppo, and Kim Kardashian: Syria’s Rashomon Effect

    by Jadaliyya Ezine

     A historic Christian Armenian town situated just a mile from the Turkish border in northwest Syria, Kessab is now among the...
  1. Inequality: a missing perspective

    by Stumbling and Mumbling

    The debate about inequality comprises, to a large extent, two camps. In one there are those like Martin Wolf who believe...
  2. Years of Living Dangerously: on a screen near you now!

    by Greenpeace UK blog

    All rights reserved. Credit: Greenpeace If...
  3. On the death of Gabriel García Marquez

    by Corey Robin

    Greg Grandin writes in The Nation: Born in 1927, Gabriel García Márquez was 87 when he died last week. According to his...
  4. Moyes' message

    by Stumbling and Mumbling

    Some (female) tweeters have expressed exasperation at the amount of coverage given to David Moyes' sacking. I'm not sure...

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