Monthly Archives: July 2011

From Economic to Social Crisis: Deficits, Debt, and a Little Class History

by Richard D. Wolff (originally published on Rick’s own blog here) Throughout its history, capitalism never succeeded in preventing recurring economic cycles or crises. However, they were usually contained within the system. Economic crises usually did not become social crises; … Continue reading

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Greek Universities under threat

Those of you familiar with what is happening to British Higher Education (as a result of the coalition government’s application of their post-crisis shock doctrine to universities) will find what is contained in the following appeal all too familiar. Defenders of publicly … Continue reading

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