Capitalism

13.02.2016

New China – the writing on the wall

New China – the writing on the wall

Although this writing was completed in 2003 and the paragraphs on ‘no external debt’ will appear out of order, best bear in mind that all that is spoken of in this essay is still ‘in potential’ and the riddance or change in policy related to debt is also a variable… »

01.02.2016

Capitalism will eat Democracy – unless we speak up

Capitalism will eat Democracy – unless we speak up

By Yanis Veroufakis for TED Democracy. In the West, we make a colossal mistake taking it for granted. We see democracy not as the most fragile of flowers that it really is, but we see it as part of our society’s furniture. We tend to think of it as… »

31.12.2015

The USA is being destroyed by unaddressed problems

The USA is being destroyed by unaddressed problems

America Is Being Destroyed By Problems That Are Unaddressed — Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts One hundred years ago European civilization, as it had been known, was ending its life in the Great War, later renamed World War I. Millions of soldiers ordered by mindless generals into the hostile… »

20.12.2015

Prof. Hawking and the machines. Hopes, fears and possible misconceptions

Prof. Hawking and the machines. Hopes, fears and possible misconceptions

“Prof Stephen Hawking, one of Britain’s pre-eminent scientists, has said that efforts to create thinking machines pose a threat to our very existence. He told the BBC: “The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race.” Scary stuff coming from a genius. And he… »

30.09.2015

Why we must end upward pre-distributions to the rich

Why we must end upward pre-distributions to the rich

You often hear inequality has widened because globalization and technological change have made most people less competitive, while making the best educated more competitive. From the blog of ROBERT B. REICH There’s some truth to this. The tasks most people used to do can now be done more cheaply by lower-paid… »

25.09.2015

Disaster Capitalism: outsourcing violence and exploitation

Disaster Capitalism: outsourcing violence and exploitation

In his just-released book, Disaster Capitalism: Making a Killing out of Catastrophe, http://www.versobooks.com/books/1985-disaster-capitalism Antony Loewenstein offers us a superb description of the diminishing power of national governments and international organisations to exercise power in the modern world as multinational corporations consolidate their control over the political and economic… »

02.02.2015

The high cost of Capitalism

The high cost of Capitalism

The destructive component in capitalism’s ‘Creative Destruction’ is very high Paul Craig Roberts In my book, The Failure of Laissez Faire Capitalism, I explain the concept of external or social costs. These are the costs associated with production that are not incurred by the producer but are inflicted on… »

21.11.2014

Growth: the destructive god that can never be appeased

The blind pursuit of economic expansion stokes a cycle of financial crisis, and is wrecking our world. Time for an alternative By George Monbiot for The Guardian, Tuesday 18 November 2014 Another crash is coming. We all know it, now even David Cameron acknowledges… »

27.05.2014

Inclusive Capitalism is an oxymoron

Inclusive Capitalism is an oxymoron

This is how Clive Menzies, political economist with a background in business and investment management, founder of the Critical Thinking research project at the Free University and member of the Occupy London Economics Working Group defines the Conference on Inclusive Capitalism in a BBC interview. The Conference, which… »

15.10.2013

New Scientist report: “Revealed – the capitalist network that runs the world”

New Scientist report: “Revealed – the capitalist network that runs the world”

By Clive Menzies for Critical Thinking, presented to the meeting “The future of Occupy” A study published in the New Scientist shows 147 “super-entities” control 40% of a network of 43,060 trans-national corporations and 60% of their revenues which means these 147 entities run global business. »

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