Has the crisis peaked yet | by Eric Toussaint

In the eye of the storm: the debt crisis in the European Union (6/7)In July-September 2011 the stock markets were again shaken at international level. The crisis has become deeper in the EU, particularly with respect to debts. The CADTM interviewed Eric Toussaint...

Missed chance as our Rome starts to burn | by Terry Bell

It was not solely disrespect for reserve bank governor Gill Marcus that saw many delegates to the National Union of Metalworkers (Numsa) congress largely ignore her speech last week. Nor was it, as general secretary, Irvin Jim, maintained, because the chattering...
Euro crisis: the economics of class warfare

Euro crisis: the economics of class warfare

Conversation with Özlem Onaran From the start, the neoliberal project in Europe was marked by a striking pro-capital redistribution of income, wealth and power. This seemed to be a good solution to overcome the profitability crisis, but it sowed the seeds of another...
Letter From Haiti: Life in the Ruins | by Amy Wilentz

Letter From Haiti: Life in the Ruins | by Amy Wilentz

Sometimes you can’t help but be sickened by the behavior of certain international organizations helping Haiti recover from the devastating January 2010 earthquake—hit, that is, by a wave of real physical nausea. The other day, I spent an afternoon in the...