The politics of the Olympics | by Brian Richardson

The politics of the Olympics | by Brian Richardson

The London 2012 Olympics look set to be a jamboree of profiteering and nationalism. Brian Richardson recalls how past Olympics have been the site of struggles against racism The Olympic Games have been associated with three of the most inspirational moments in the...
Can capitalism survive the end of growth? | by Cy Gonick

Can capitalism survive the end of growth? | by Cy Gonick

Richard Heinberg. The End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economic Reality  New Society Publishers, 2011  Publisher & Coordinating Editor of Canadian Dimension Industrialized economies have grown most years since the mid-19th century. Globally, economic output per...

Radio Tahrir (Part I): The Arab Awakening | by Tariq Ali

This is a transcript of one of the two main interviews during Radio Tahrir, a marathon looking back on the Arab awakening, the Indignados and the Occupy movement, live recorded at the Kaaitheather, Brussels, 11th of March 2012, conceived and moderated by Lieven de...
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...