Political economy

Economy: The worst is yet to come

Assumptions that damage to the UK economy was inevitable have now been backed up with concrete evidence.

Peter Main  ·  15 July 2022

Here’s to 2022 – for a revolutionary new year

As the year ends, we reflect on major global political and economic trends and prepare ourselves for the struggles ahead.

Workers Power  ·  31 December 2021

Review: The Corona Crash by Grace Blakeley

Grace Blakeley’s The Corona Crash: How the Pandemic will Change Capitalism

Andy Yorke  ·  12 February 2021

The house always wins: What we can learn from the GameStop stock war

The war between Wall Street and Reddit shows you cannot defeat the capitalists at their own game.

Rob Schofield  ·  02 February 2021

Engels 1820-1895: the struggle for scientific socialism

Bicentenary of Engels birth.

Dave Stockton  ·  14 October 2020

The global crisis, the working class and the left

The global working class is threatened by the pandemic and economic crisis.

Workers Power  ·  18 July 2020

World Economy Facing a Recession

The latest figures are startling. The capitalist world economy is heading for a crisis. It has already broken out in the manufacturing sector

Jurgen Roth  ·  19 November 2019

Global capitalism at a turning point

Our perspectives on the current global situation, League for the Fifth International Congress in Berlin, June 2019

Workers Power  ·  10 August 2019

McDonnell’s “New Economics” – looking forward or avoiding reality?

By Simon Hardy Over the last few months the new Labour leadership has been conducting a series of meetings, rallies and workshops to discuss the idea of the “New Economics”. […]

Workers Power  ·  26 May 2016

China: free market not going according to plan

By Peter Main 7 July, 2015 The volatility of the Chinese stock markets in the last week is symptomatic of the problems facing President Xi Jinping’s economic strategy. Between June […]

Workers Power  ·  13 July 2015

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