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Capitalism

The US Occupation of Haiti

While remembering their past has not prevented history from repeating itself, it is not possible for the descendants of the world’s first successful large-scale slave revolt to forget the trauma inflicted by their northern neighbors. One…

Capitalism: do not resuscitate

A global economic contraction on the scale of 1929 in the wake of the current pandemic seems certain, but beyond that when making comparisons with the Great Depression, and in particular the conditions that precipitated World War II, a lot…

Coronavirus Capitalism — and How to Beat It

I’ve spent two decades studying the transformations that take place under the cover of disaster. I’ve learned that one thing we can count on is this: During moments of cataclysmic change, the previously unthinkable suddenly becomes reality.…

Book Review: The Rise and Fall of Neoliberal Capitalism

Neoliberalism is frequently portrayed as the malevolent ideology of the super-rich. Its critics contend that its preference for minimal state regulation favours the strong over the weak. The conclusion usually drawn is that state powers…