07 September 2016
The G20 summit this week is a good test of the mood among the ruling classes of the world. It brings together leaders and central bankers from 20 major economies that collectively account for 85 percent of global production and 80 percent of world trade.
28 June 2016
The global rich claim that last week’s vote to leave the European Union (EU) will cause economic catastrophe.
17 May 2016
As robots begin to do more of the jobs traditionally done by people, Tomáš Tengely-Evans asks if the relationship between worker and machine has fundamentally changed
12 April 2016
There is an exclusive luxury ocean liner with tens of thousands of cabins. The “Panama papers” leak provides a porthole into just one of those cabins.
18 March 2016
Cuts to taxes on corporate profits are being paid for by taking money from ordinary people
26 January 2016
Since the start of the year the stock markets have been going crazy. At one point global share prices were 20 percent below the high they reached last year. Some £2.8 trillion was wiped off shares.
15 January 2016
Across the world stock markets and commodity prices are tumbling. Those in the ruling class who gloated about “recovery” last year now warn that the global economy could crash again. Some blame it on oil prices, others on China’s slump – Socialist Worker sorts the fact from the fantasy