However destructive recent mismanagement of the Co-operative Group has been, the root cause of co-operative sector difficulties runs much deeper, stemming from an unresolved contradiction at the heart of the model itself.
The authors of ‘Capital as Power’ comment on Ronen Palan’s piece ‘Capitalising the Future’.
Can an independent Scotland survive the turbulent waters of the international economy? And will its disembarkation sink the mothership? Two leading economic commentators debate.
The Scottish independence movement is effectively an uprising against the British state and global finance. But the SNP’s campaign will increase Scotland’s subordination to both.
The Scottish referendum has ignited a long overdue debate about money, tax and finance. But there must be more clarity about the real options Scotland faces
Wealth inequality has soared to levels not seen since the 1920s – and even the mildest efforts to address the problem are attacked.
In the second of a two part interview, Will Davies discusses the innovations of the Chicago School and the question of how we might begin to move beyond neoliberalism.
The wealth of the superrich is tied up in complex leverage schemes and esoteric predictions about future earnings, making it much more complex and volatile than most economists recognise.
If Europe is to be defended as a sphere of genuine international cooperation and integration, the EU must be saved from itself.
It’s time to move on from the sterile argument that labour has been doing well. Capital is winning, our side is losing, and our task now is to figure out why.