The Coronavirus debt: why we shouldn't pay it back
The ruling class will use the same tricks as in 2010 to justify more austerity. Susan Newman argues that nothing less than total economic transformation will do.
Working people shouldn't be penalised for staying at home
From sick pay you can't live on to bad credit scores, the government is pushing working people further into financial difficulty, writes Laura Smith
Coronavirus – the trigger for a slump?
Michael Roberts explains why Coronavirus has destabilised the global economy
The Debt System - book review
The Debt System
argues that international debt is a system of exploitation of poorer countries, which should be regarded as illegitimate, finds Phil Armstrong
Austerity has broken Britain but the Tories are still committed to it
The Tories are still wedded to austerity. Looking at the real-life consequences of the cuts, Jim Scott argues that we need to get the Tories out now
Debt or Democracy: Public Money For Sustainability and Social Justice
Mainstream economics mystifies the nature of money. Mellor’s
Debt or Democracy
explodes the myths, and provides the social alternative, argues Phil Armstrong
Budget 2015: more cuts, more inequality, more spin
The government is failing to address any of the British economy's deep-rooted economic issues, instead it's following the same path that led to the last financial crash writes James Meadway
Greece: a deal approaching?
With the German government's austerity mania losing them friends, it's looking increasingly likely that the new Syriza government will get a deal on Greece’s debt
European elites menaced by the danger of debt deflation
Unless the nettle of debt write-offs is grasped, we are entering a second, more serious round of the European crisis argues James Meadway
Not if, but when - the next crisis approaches
James Meadway: reports from the last few weeks say that the world economy is on course for another financial crisis - with Britain dangerously exposed