Friday, 20 September , 2019

Keynes

Keynes, Hobson, Marx | by Robert Skidelsky

October 10, 2012 I. President Lyndon Johnson asked John Kenneth Galbraith to write him a speech on economic policy. After glancing at it LBJ said 'You...

America’s Monetary Imperialism | By Michael Hudson

In theory, the global financial system is supposed to help every country gain. Mainstream teaching of international finance, trade and “foreign aid” (defined simply...

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...

Imagining A New Bretton Woods

The financial meltdown of 2008 prompted calls for a global financial system that curtails trade imbalances, moderates speculative capital flows, and prevents systemic contagion. That, of course, was the goal of the original Bretton Woods system. But such a system today would be both untenable and undesirable. So, what might an alternative look like?

Transform the euro into a bancor – solves most EU problems

Transform the euro into a bancor – solves most EU problems By Trond Andresen Why this ritual genuflexion at the EU “altar” also from so many...

Clearing Up This Mess

John Maynard Keynes had the answer to the crisis we’re now facing; but it was blocked and then forgotten. By George Monbiot. Published in the...

How Far Will International Economic Integration Go?

Journal of Economic Peispectives—Volume 14, Number 1—Winter 2000—Pages 177-186 Dani Rodrik In a famous passage from The Economic Consequences of the Peace, Keynes (1920) I drew...

Going forward from B to A? Proposals for the Eurozone Crisis

After reviewing the main determinants of the current eurozone crisis, this paper discusses the feasibility of introducing fiscal currencies as a way to restore...

Neoliberalism – the ideology at the root of all our problems

By George Monbiot Financial meltdown, environmental disaster and even the rise of Donald Trump – neoliberalism has played its part in them all. Why has...