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Trump’s tariffs raise international tensions and could derail global economic growth Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info The trade war between Washington and Beijing looks set to escalate. The Trump administration is poised to impose tariffs – a punitive...

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Murat Karin, Sosyalist Alternatif (CWI in Turkey) Turkey held snap elections on 24 June, out of which the ruling AKP and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan arose seemingly triumphant. But at the heart of Erdoğan’s decision...

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Mariana Mazzucato’s new book is a detailed exposé of the parasitic character of modern capitalism, drawing on Karl Marx’s theory of the source of value creation. But understanding the law of value is only a...

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Robert Bechert, CWI International Secretariat G7 Failure, Penalty Tariffs Reflect Capitalist World Disorder Trump’s claims of success after his Singapore meeting with Kim Jong-un were in complete contrast to the downbeat mood amongst most of...

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Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info The world has moved closer to a trade war on multiple fronts as Trump’s administration rolls out its aggressive ‘America First’ trade policies, taking aim at both close US allies and major...

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Una ventana se ha abierto poniendo en evidencia tanto a Amazon como a su billonario CEO Jeff Bezos, revelando aspectos nada edificantes sobre las prácticas de esta multinacional. En 2017, con unos beneficios de 5.600...

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What now for the world economy? All is not well with capitalism. Economic jitters parallel political volatility. Stock market highs in December turned to mass share sell-offs in February. Colossal personal and governmental debt stalks...

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A window has been opened onto the inner life of Amazon and its billionaire CEO Jeff Bezos. What has been revealed is not pretty. In 2017, with profits on U.S. operations of $5.6 billion, Amazon...

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Trump Provokes New Conflicts Per-Åke Westerlund, from Offensiv (the weekly paper of CWI Sweden) This article appeared in the Swedish socialist newspaper Offensiv on March 14, one week before the U.S. government further escalated trade...

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El pasado mes de junio, Amazon compró la cadena de supermercados Whole Foods por 13,7 billones de dólares, siguiendo su política de expansión corporativa. Los trabajadores de Whole Foods, mal pagados, pero que ya conocen...

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