The time is ripe to find the trail blazed by Susan Strange and put a great female thinker back into the story of financial globalisation and its discontents
Anna Killick reviews a ‘satisfying and engaging’ new book by Jack Mosse that examines modern monetary theory (MMT).
Scott Lavery discusses ‘five Cs’ – COVID, Capitalism, Collaboration, Continuity and Change – and how they shed light on the political economy of COVID-19
Focusing on short-term efficiency gains can lead to long-term inefficiency. The work of Schumpeter provides an alternative that could lead to greater prosperity.
While making payments more convenient many FinTech solutions exploit our digital footprints. Opening the ‘black box’ of such technologies is crucial to ensure we benefit from their fusion into our lives.
When shopping is not feeding capitalism but the only way of fighting for freedom
While activist coalitions have forced the end of state-sanctioned forced labour in Uzbekistan, the rise of the private sector and continued undermining of political and social rights may mean exploitation in the cotton sector persists.
Despite drastic changes to the economy and labour market in recent decades, trade unions continue to be pivotal stakeholders in current social movements.
How is social contestation – driven by social movement coalitions, consumer organising, activists and trade unions – shaping (or not […]
While David Cameron’s Conservative government used austerity to their political advantage, Boris Johnson’s government has so far given it a wide berth, argues Callum Gill.