25 September 2021
As Chinese real estate giant Evergrande teeters on the edge, pundits are speculating whether its collapse could pull down the global economy. Socialist Worker looks at what’s behind the crisis
15 September 2021
Workers’ living standards have taken another hammering after inflation rose at its fastest recorded rate last month.
13 September 2021
Plundering is enjoying an unprecedented boom. The global value of deals carried out by private equity firms is set to reach $1 trillion (£723 billion) for the first time this year.
07 September 2021
The Tories this week made workers pay more from their wages so the super-wealthy could protect their inheritances. No wonder that the alternative of taxing the rich is hugely popular.
31 August 2021
It is hazardous to treat the Grundrisse as where we can find the real Marx. But it looks as if this is where Harvey is going
14 August 2021
Extinction Rebellion is preparing to launch action against the City of London. Nick Clark investigates how the mysterious district finances climate catastrophe as part of its wider service to the bosses' system
24 July 2021
Capitalist financial trickery has hit new lows with the development of NFTs, or “non-fungible tokens”
20 July 2021
The horrific effects of climate change have been growing for years.
13 July 2021
Are we heading, as some commentators claim, for another “Roaring Twenties”, like the economic boom that followed the terrible flu pandemic of 1918-19?
22 June 2021
The general agitation about inflation continues among the bosses
19 June 2021
It has been 175 years since the repeal of the Corn Laws. Isabel Ringrose explores how the bosses’ arguments over trade can open the door for working class resistance
15 June 2021
Why did the Northern Ireland protocol to the Brexit agreement between Britain and the European Union figure so large at the G7 summit in Cornwall?
14 June 2021
As US president Joe Biden goes on a mission to turn the West against China, Nick Clark investigates the competition between the capitalist states
12 June 2021
Digital currencies made to be untraceable were once touted as a democratic alternative to ‘real money’. Not anymore
07 June 2021
Finance ministers from G7 countries gathered in London on Saturday to declare victory over corporate tax avoidance.
04 June 2021
My home land of Sri Lanka is being despoiled by people who put money first. A chemical-laden cargo ship sank off the coast near the city of Colombo last week.
01 June 2021
One issue is dominating discussion of the major economies—inflation. This has to do with both reality and fear.
25 May 2021
We won a massive victory over immigration deportations last week on the streets of Pollokshields in Glasgow.
04 May 2021
Is neoliberalism over? This is what many of its defenders are beginning to fear. Chris Giles, the economics editor of the Financial Times, recently lamented, “The left is winning the economic battle of ideas.”
20 April 2021
The Greensill Capital scandal continues to ensnare top members of the establishment.