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The IMF now calls for state intervention to stimulate the ailing global economy. And many on the left also propose Keynesian-style policies. So, does this mean the IMF would welcome a Corbyn-led government in Britain?...

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The following document outlining the economic situation in the United States and the potential for downturn in the next period was submitted by the outgoing National Committee of Socialist Alternative to our recent National Convention...

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Originally published at SocialistWorld.net 04/18/2016 A new book, The Rise and Fall of American Growth, analyses the downward course of the U.S. economy – and the limits of the whole capitalist system Peter Taaffe, from...

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This piece originally appeared on The Nation website on April 18.  It was inspiring to see the call for a $15 minimum wage take center stage at last week’s presidential debate in New York. And...

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Year of the Monkey opens with economy in worst situation for decades Editorial from《社会主义者》Socialist magazine issue 36 (February-March 2016) As its factories restarted after the Chinese New Year holidays, China was facing its worst economic...

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Could the financial turmoil of the opening week set the tone for 2016? Per-Åke Westerlund, with additional reporting by Vincent Kolo Global financial markets started 2016 with a bang! A reprise of last summer’s chaotic...

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More than $5 trillion wiped off global stock markets in two weeks since Chinese devaluation También en español “Black Monday” exclaimed China’s official news agency Xinhua as China’s stock market slumped 8.5 percent on 24...

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On Tuesday 11 August the Chinese central bank jolted global markets with the announcement of a devaluation of the yuan – by the widest margin for 21 years under its controlled exchange rate regime....

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China’s economic slowdown already being felt throughout world economy Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info “The most important number in the world, for the past 30 years and next five years, is China’s growth rate,” declared BBC Economics...

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Gabriela Sánchez. Socialismo Revolucionario (CWI in Venezuela) At the end of October, in a national address to the nation, Maduro announced the discovery of two enormous warehouses of medical goods in Aragua state. While speaking,...

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