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How Racism Is an Essential Tool for Maintaining the Capitalist Order

✑ RICHARD D. WOLFF ` ╱ ± 7 minutes Capitalism’s “business cycle shock-absorber”.

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Reserve Army - Pandemic Edition

✑ DAVID F. RUCCIO` ╱ ± 4 minutes
The existence of a reserve army serves to discipline labor.

In Light of the Global Pandemic, Focus Attention on the Needs of the People

✑ TRICONTINENTAL INSTITUTE` ╱ ± 18 minutes
The evisceration of public institutions has left society vulnerable.

The Austerity Virus

✑ TRICONTINENTAL INSTITUTE` ╱ ± 12 minutes
The virus is the product of nature, while the crisis is the product of neoliberalism.

The Scarring

✑ MICHAEL ROBERTS` ╱ ± 11 minutes
There is not always a V-shaped recovery to previous trends.

Public Health and Private Profits Under COVID-19 Pandemic

✑ PRABIR PURKAYASTHA` ╱ ± 9 minutes
Riding the pale horse of apocalypse are companies that hold patent.

Risk In Capitalism

✑ CHRIS DILLOW` ╱ ± 5 minutes
The idea that the boss of a large firm is a swashbuckling risk-taker is a fiction.

Finance versus the People in the Era of the Pandemic

✑ PRABHAT PATNAIK` ╱ ± 7 minutes
A large fiscal deficit is not to the liking of globally mobile finance capital.

The World After Corona

✑ BRANKO MILANOVIC` ╱ ± 7 minutes
We are likely to see to some extent a replay of the Global Financial Crisis.

Capitalism Has Failed in Fighting Coronavirus

✑ RICHARD D. WOLFF` ╱ ± 5 minutes
We must not suffer such a dangerous and unnecessary social breakdown again.




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