The crisis of our time | by Alex Callinicos

As it has remorselessly unwound, the global economic and financial crisis has passed through a succession of turning points. The first came when the credit crunch began in August 2007. Then there was the collapse of Lehman Brothers in September 2008, precipitating the...

‘Sound Finance’ Imperilling Democracy | by EPW

What if debt deflation strikes, will the Eurozone’s financial elite still bay for sound finance? Finance capital’s imposition of fiscal austerity on both sides of the Atlantic – and this at a time when private consumption and investment are stagnating – is pushing the...
Vavi meets Sarkozy 2 November 2011 | by Zwelinzima Vavi

Vavi meets Sarkozy 2 November 2011 | by Zwelinzima Vavi

COSATU General Secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi’s, input to a meeting with French President Nicholas Sarkozy, Cannes, France, I am a trade unionist from South Africa a country with the highest rate of unemployment when compared to other middle-income countries. South Africa...
Vavi meets Sarkozy 2 November 2011 | by Zwelinzima Vavi

Vavi meets Sarkozy 2 November 2011 | by Zwelinzima Vavi

COSATU General Secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi’s, input to a meeting with French President Nicholas Sarkozy, Cannes, France, I am a trade unionist from South Africa a country with the highest rate of unemployment when compared to other middle-income countries. South Africa...