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International Monetary Fund
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 185 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic...
Marxists Internet Archive
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) was established when its Charter was formally adopted on December 8, 1985 by the Heads of State or Government of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and...

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Banks got $114B from governments during recession
CBC News
Article
2012
CBC News
Canada's biggest banks accepted tens of billions in government funds during the recession, according to a report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
Burdened with Debt Reloaded: The Politics ofr Devaluation
Article
2012
Insurgent Notes
A series of defensive and sectional struggles at workplaces in the private sector reveal that the Greek industrial capital has already taken advantage of the new institutional framework of the “state ...
Chicken Game: Eurocrisis, Again.
Washington vs. Berlin
Sciortino, Raffaele
Article
2012
Insurgent Notes
How does one take an autonomous position against the European policies of social butchery without falling into nationalist, anti-German nostalgia or into rhetoric against “Anglo-Saxon speculation”? Ho...
In Spain they are all indignados nowadays
Ainger, Katharine
Article
2013
Guardian Weekly
The indignado protests that flared up two years ago have become a Spanish state of mind.
The Looming Crisis of World Capitalism
Brenner, Robert
Article
1998
Against the Current
MARXIST ECONOMISTS ARE famous for having accurately predicted seven out of the last one international economic crisis. Perhaps for that reason, many in recent times have been unusually cautious about...
A Marxist History of the World part 101: The Long Recession
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
Counterfire
By the early 1970s, the levers of state economic management had stopped working and the world economy entered a long period of stagnation.
A Marxist History of the World part 102: What is neoliberalism?
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
Counterfire
The ‘free-market’ theory provides a pseudo-scientific justification for the greed and poverty endemic to the system, and the main beneficiaries are the global mega-corporations of neoliberal capitalis...
A Marxist History of the World part 105: The 2008 Crash: from bubble to black hole
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
Counterfire
The financial crisis represents the end of an era in which greed and casino-madness had been given free rein by market deregulation and rising debt.
A Marxist History of the World part 106: The Second Great Depression
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
Counterfire
Four years after the beginning of the crisis, the neoliberal elite is trapped by the contradictions of the system on which its wealth depends.
A Marxist History of the World part 82: The Hungry Thirties
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
Counterfire
Beginning with the Wall Street Crash in 1929, the world economy entered the Great Depression. The misguided policies that world leaders pursued ensured that millions of lives were torn apart.
A Marxist History of the World part 85: June 1936: the French general strike and factory occupations
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
Counterfire
In the mid-1930s French workers launched a wave of strikes and occupations. Neil Faulkner explains how the Stalinised Communist Party worked to contain this resistance.
Multiculturalism or World Culture?
On a "Left"-Wing Response to Contemporary Social Breakdown
Goldner, Loren
Article
1991
Post-modernists are profoundly bored by any questions of economics and technology which cannot be connected to cultural differences. The implicit agenda of the multiculturalists is to present the valu...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - April 9, 2015
Resisting Neoliberalism
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Khan, Tahmid (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2015
Connexions
Resisting neoliberalism: "free markets" and "free trade" are an ideological cover for what is actually a form of state capitalism in which working people subsidize and bail out corporations and the ri...
Pamplona's locksmiths join revolt as banks throw families from their homes
Muñoz, Monica; Tremlett, Giles
Article
2013
The Guardian
In the years of the housing boom, Spain's banks offered 100% mortgages. Now, while receiving millions in public aid, they are throwing people out of their homes. But there's a rebellion under way.
Russia's Crisis: Capitalism in Question
Ticktin, Hillel; Weissman, Susan
Article
1998
Against the Current
THE ECONOMIC CRISIS in Russia is a trigger for the world-wide decline in stock markets and currencies rather than its cause. Russia has been in a sharp economic crisis for a decade, since Gorbachev p...
Sources HotLink - June 30, 2016
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Sources
Articles about the FBI and the information it gathers, Donald Trump and the media, and the role of pharmaceutical companies in suppressing information.
The State as Protection Racket
Chapters in the History of Daylight Robbery
Wilkinson, T.P.
Article
2010
CounterPunch
The debate about the current global economic "crisis" is obscenely counterintuitive and illogical to the point of incoherence. Who is willing to 'follow the money"? This dictum appears utterly forgott...
We Can't Save the Economy Unless We Fix Our Debt Addiction
Hudson, Michael
Article
2016
CounterPunch
Our economy has increasingly been financialized, and the result is a sluggish economy and stagnant wages. We need to decide whether to stop the cycle and save the economy at large, or to stay in thral...

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Bubbles Always Burst: the Education of an Economist
Hudson, Michael
Article
2015
Spouting ostensible free market ideology, the pro-creditor mainstream rejects what the classical economic reformers actually wrote. One is left to choose between central planning by a public bureaucra...
Killing the Host
How Financial Parasites and Debt Bondage Destroy the Global Economy
Hudson, Michael
Book
2015
In Killing the Host, economist Michael Hudson exposes how finance, insurance, and real estate (the FIRE sector) have seized control of the global economy at the expense of industrial capitalism and go...


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