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Unravelling capitalism’s hidden networks of power

Control Hierarchy Networks
by 
Jacob Aron

NEVER again? The global financial crisis of 2008 saw banks around the world bailed out to the tune of billions by governments worried that the entire financial system was in meltdown. “Too big to fail”, the thinking went, and since […]

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The Moral Economy of Debt

The Moral Economy of Debt
by 
ROBERT SKIDELSKY

LONDON – Every economic collapse brings a demand for debt forgiveness. The incomes needed to repay loans have evaporated, and assets posted as collateral have lost value. Creditors demand their pound of flesh; debtors clamor for relief. Consider Strike Debt, an […]

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To move beyond boom and bust, we need a new theory of capitalism

To move beyond boom and bust, we need a new theory of capitalism
by 
Paul Mason

This is the year that economics might, if we are lucky, turn a corner. There’s a deluge of calls for change in the way it is taught in universities. There’s a global conference  at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development […]

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