The hollowness of GDP: The case of Ireland

Ireland’s GDP statistics highlight the disconnect between ‘official’ growth and the real economy, and raise questions about the nature of growth itself In the last decade, the prominence afforded to […]

Resisting Labour Reforms in France

The current industrial action will test the ‘reactionary radicalism’ of French unions and the Government’s ability to introduce reforms On […]

‘Old’ leftism, made new?

An important part of the ‘Millennial’ appeal of Jeremy Corbyn in the UK and Bernie Sanders in the US lies […]

Towards full employment in the UK?

George Osborne has promised full employment, but closer examination suggests a continuing lack of ambition In 1991 Norman Lamont, Chancellor […]