The Future of Banking

The Future of Banking

During the three years that have elapsed since the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008 –an event which heralded the most serious global financial crisis since the 1930s – CEPR’s policy portal Vox, under the editorial guidance of Richard Baldwin, has produced 15 books...
Too big to be honest | by Amandla Staff

Too big to be honest | by Amandla Staff

One of the biggest pharmaceutical companies in the world, GlaxoSmithKline, the British drugmaker, has agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges, and pay $3bn to settle one of the largest cases of healthcare fraud in US history. The drug giant is to plead guilty to...

The Second Transition

The economists and big business say it is too radical, filled with Marxist rhetoric, and threatening state intervention and nationalisation. The trade unionists and communists say it is too conservative, promoting black business and labour market reform. Is The Second...
Report from Turkey: A taste of Tahir at Taksim

Report from Turkey: A taste of Tahir at Taksim

by Sungar Savran Istanbul has become a battlefield covered by tear gas. The police, no doubt at the behest of the Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and his AKP government, have been attacking protestors in the centre of the city, near Taksim Square, for five consecutive...

EFF and the left | by Benjamin Fogel

In Gill Hart’s excellent new book Rethinking the South Africa crisis, she points to a rather curious phenomenon as part of her engagement with the figure of one Julius Malema and the ‘populist’ turn he represents. She notes that for a change the far...