What are the limitations of the liberal reformism of figures like Joseph Stiglitz and Thomas Piketty? And how can the radical left push beyond it to a truly socialist alternative?
With economic difficulties mounting and dissent in the ranks, is the government of Nicolás Maduro living up to Hugo Chávez’s legacy?
In a world of disruptive digital technology and e-commerce, worker co-operatives are poised to flourish.
In the mid-1970s a socialist bloc at the heart of the government proposed a radical response to economic and environmental crises, elements of which are now back in vogue.
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.