Wednesday, 20 June , 2018

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...

Socialism, Land and Banking

2017 compared to 1917 By Michael Hudson October 19, 2017 Socialism a century ago seemed to be the wave of the future. There were various schools of...

Goldman Sachs ruling America

Government by Goldman Gary Cohn Is Giving Goldman Sachs Everything It Ever Wanted From the Trump Administration By Gary Rivlin, Michael Hudson September 17 2017 Steve Bannon...