What Hyman Minsky and Karl Marx can teach us about the recent fluctuation in global stock markets, speculative finance, capitalists and their workers.(More...)
This article originally appeared at artsforum.ca
Contemporary capitalism no longer “delivers the goods” (which is understood as a rising standard of real wages) to the majority of people. That classic defense of its instability (e.g. recurrent bouts of unemployment), its deepening economic, political, and cultural inequalities, and its attendant injustices is no longer plausible. In the U.S. since...(More...)
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Left Out, a podcast produced by Michael Palmieri, Dante Dallavalle, and Paul Sliker, creates in-depth conversations with the most interesting political thinkers, heterodox economists, and organizers on the Left.
In this episode, Left Out speaks with Professor Steve Keen about his latest book, Can We Avoid Another Financial Crisis?, as well as the failure of mainstream economics.(More...)