Posts Tagged: Capitalism
The decisive role of collective action in undermining neoliberal ideology and the continuing structural power of capitalism.
Brazil's Workers' Party was once the pride of the New Left for an entire hemisphere. Now its 13-year rule hangs by a thread.
Alongside rising protests from farmers and workers, China now confronts a middle class anxious about a slowdown in growth and burned by the stock market bust. It’s a volatile brew.
It's a new kind of barbarism, one that sacks countries with fine print.
You’ve heard of neo-liberalism. Say hello to its younger, wilder cousin: neo-lotteryism.
Convergence theory predicted that the world would become like Swedish social democracy. Why has the opposite happened?
The world is “trapped in the fetishism of economic growth,” says Polish sociologist Ryszard Zoltaniecki and must “learn to live with zero” growth.
Western-style democracies — not the dictatorships they replaced — have allowed deeply undemocratic economic systems to flourish. So what's to be done?
Can the BRICS wrest control of the global economy from the United States and Europe, or will their internal contradictions tear them apart?
The crisis of capitalism isn't just about the gap between rich and poor. It's about the gap between what’s demanded by our planet and what’s demanded by our economy.