Economy

ECONOMY

Marx’s Capital, 150 Years Later

July 19, 2017 | British economist Michael Roberts takes a look at the implications of Karl Marx's major work, 150 years after its first edition.

Michael Roberts

A Race Towards the Abyss: Labor and Capital Competition in a Globalized Market

May 24, 2017 | The internationalization of production has redefined the terms of global competition. Global Value Chains perpetuate the North-South divide and create a unified global labor (...)

Esteban Mercatante

ECONOMY

The Robotics Revolution

December 06, 2016 | The intimate story between productivity and investment. Clues to overcome technological optimists and pessimists. There are many theories to explain the phenomenon of the century: profit versus (...)

Paula Bach

IDEAS & DEBATES

David Harvey and Robert Brenner Discuss the Economy and Donald Trump

December 02, 2016 | The two marxist scholars exchange on the current economic situation and the tasks ahead.

DEBATES ON IMPERIALISM TODAY

Leo Panitch and Sam Gindin on the Foundations and Limits of US Power

December 02, 2016 | Authors Leo Panitch and Sam Gindin debate with Left Voice columnist Esteban Mercatante on the limits of US hegemony.

Esteban Mercatante
Leo Panitch
Sam Gindin

US ELECTIONS

The Trump Era: Reflections on the Future Economy

November 26, 2016 | Does Trump’s victory mark the end of neoliberalism? In this article, we will analyze Trump’s economic platform, its striking contradictions and the balance between demagoguery and (...)

Paula Bach

DISCUSSIONS ON IMPERIALISM TODAY

London: The Power to Use Other People’s Money

November 24, 2016 | Continuing our series focusing on current works discussing modern-day imperialism, we take a look at Tony Norfield’s book, The City, which examines the role of London's financial center within the (...)

Esteban Mercatante

ECONOMY

The Deutsche Bank Crisis and the Financial World War

October 18, 2016 | The Deutsche Bank crisis shows that the contradictions which led to the crisis of 2007/8 are not over, and instead have become interlinked with the geopolitical tensions of the great (...)

Juan Chingo

INTERVIEW - ECONOMY

The Long Depression and the Future of Capitalism

April 18, 2016 | In this interview with Marxist economist Michael Roberts, he discusses the concepts in his new book, in which he argues that the world economy today remains in the grips of a "long depression" (...)

Michael Roberts

ARGENTINA

Understanding Argentina’s Surrender

April 12, 2016 | On March 31, with the support of the Peronists, the Argentinean Senate voted in favor of passing the “Public Debt Normalization and Access to Public Credit” bill to authorize the government to pay (...)

Esteban Mercatante