Saturday, 22 September , 2018

Finance

Lehman Brothers, 10 ans après, par Jacques Sapir

19 Septembre 2018 Le dixième anniversaire de la « crise des subprimes » suscite un intérêt renouvelé pour ce qui se passa alors, les...

Socialize Finance

We already live in a planned economy. Why not make it a democratic one? By J. W. Mason Nov 28, 2016 At its most basic level, finance...

Socialising the banks: some historical examples

by Eric Toussaint 21 March 2018 How well a country controls its banks has a profound effect on its history. The Paris Commune was wrong to spare...

Congress and Trump: Finance Uber Alles

Congress Approves First Big Dodd-Frank Rollback By Alan Rappeport and Emily Flitter May 22, 2018 WASHINGTON — A decade after the global financial crisis tipped the United...

Empire of Finance or Death Empire?

“Is curing patients a sustainable business model?” Goldman Sachs analysts ask Analyst report notes that Gilead’s hep C cure will make less than $4 billion...

Theresa May’s husband’s Investment Firm made a financial killing from the...

By Tom D. Rogers 17th April 2018 It is common knowledge that Theresa May’s husband Philip essentially acts as the unofficial advisor to the Prime Minister...

Gary Cohn Said He Will Resign as Trump’s Top Economic Adviser

By KATE KELLY and MAGGIE HABERMAN MARCH 6, 2018 Gary D. Cohn, President Trump’s top economic adviser, said on Tuesday that he would resign, becoming the...

Wall Street vs Workers: Minsky, Marx, and Capitalist Crisis

“The Wall Streets of this world are important; they generate destabilizing forces, and from time to time the financial processes of our economy lead...

Lenin and Keynes

HISTORICAL EXPERIMENTS Two dissimilar men with different goals can still have a lot in common, writes Prabhat Patnaik At first sight no two persons could have...

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin: Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism

A POPULAR OUTLINE Written: January-June, 1916 Contents PREFACE  187 PREFACE TO THE FRENCH AND GERMAN EDITIONS  189 I. CONCENTRATION OF PRODUCTION AND MONOPOLIES  196 II. BANKS AND THEIR NEW...