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Why Karl Marx remains relevant - Deciphering Capital by Alex Callinicos

08 July 2014
Alex Callinicos’s new book Deciphering Capital argues that Karl Marx’s main work is still vital to understand how to change the world, writes Mark L Thomas

Super rich double their wealth under the Tories - Make them pay for the crisis

13 May 2014
The number of billionaires living in Britain has risen to more than 100 for the first time.

Piketty's theory of capital - strengths and weaknesses

13 May 2014
Thomas Piketty’s new economics book Capital in the 21st Century has become a bestseller. Alex Callinicos, author of the forthcoming Deciphering Capital, examines why

Digging the dirt on the diamond trade

06 May 2014
In the second of a series on commodities that shaped the world, Simon Basketter looks at how brutal imperialist bosses turned useless rocks into a lucrative market

Dump the system to save the planet

18 February 2014
Politicians say “we” must change our ways to save the planet—but Sadie Robinson argues waste is built into capitalism

Bosses' state of misrule

28 January 2014
What is the state? Does it always act for the bosses or does it have its own interests? In the wake of the Mark Duggan verdict, Annette Mackin explains its role

Lines of control: 100 years after Ford's first automated assembly line

03 December 2013
100 years after Ford’s first automated assembly line, Simon Basketter looks at a workplace model that bosses still follow today

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