22 January 2018
July 2016 to July 2017 saw the sharpest increase in the number of billionaires ever recorded, says the Oxfam charity
02 January 2018
If you’re experiencing mental distress, the problem might be capitalism. A new book by Iain Ferguson looks at the struggles around mental health, writes Sarah Bates
14 December 2017
A tiny group of the super rich have seized vast portions of new wealth created in the last 35 years, fuelling a big increase in inequality.
12 December 2017
Do workers still have power to fight the bosses—and if so, how can they use it? Author Kim Moody spoke to Charlie Kimber about his new book on the potential for resistance
16 November 2017
Some £340 million for a painting by Leonardo da Vinci—and possibly a fake one at that—may seem a touch steep. But it’s a small price to pay for billionaires keen to hide away their cash.
12 November 2017
United Nations talks this month are the latest chapter in our rulers’ failure to deal with climate change. But there are still solutions, argues Dave Sewell
11 November 2017
Women are speaking out over sexual harassment and a discrimination. Sarah Bates argues it is capitalism’s failure to deliver on its promises of equality, and resistance by women, that lies behind this recharged fightback
10 November 2017
The latest leak of dodgy offshore tax documents from a company called Appleby, the Paradise Papers, isn’t just about celebrities dodging taxes—it’s about how capitalism survives, writes Simon Basketter
07 November 2017
Imagine being in a supermarket and seeing wealthy, well-dressed people passing through a special checkout.
06 November 2017
A report on fixed odds betting terminals is completely toothless in the face of big bookies—and refuses to admit that poverty causes problem gambling, argues Sarah Bates
05 November 2017
The Paradise Papers have exposed the secret tax scams of more than 100 multinational corporations, including Apple and Nike. Plus the queen and Tory Lord Ashcroft.
31 October 2017
As the prospect of government nears, the pressure is on Labour to distance itself from the movement, writes Sadie Robinson
31 October 2017
Margaret Thatcher’s Tory government had a deliberate policy of refusing to accept any responsibility for allowing contaminated blood to be given to haemophiliacs.
29 October 2017
“It has been a good week for billionaires,” wrote the editor-in-chief of MoneyWeek in the Financial Times on Saturday.
17 October 2017
We have to fight together against Islamophobia, antisemitism and racism. But we also need to confront the capitalist system that produces racism.
03 October 2017
Leading Tories are fighting an open battle to defend capitalism. Last week Theresa May hailed the free market as the “greatest agent of collective human progress”.
28 September 2017
Theresa May is trying to defend capitalism, a system that fails the majority of people on the planet. Speaking today, Thursday, she argued that the free market is the “greatest agent of collective human progress ever created”.
19 September 2017
On 14 September 1867 Karl Marx’s Capital, Volume I, was published in Hamburg.
01 September 2017
Naomi Klein’s vision of how to win change only gets half way there
15 August 2017
Landslides and flooding killed hundreds of people in the West African state of Sierra Leone on Monday.