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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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All political and economic power to the workers and the people! Izquierda Revolucionaria (CWI in Venezuela) Electoral defeats of the right and increase in dissatisfaction with the bureaucracy Since the victory of the government in...

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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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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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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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New technological innovations are having a huge impact on the capitalist system, a subject explored in a new book, The Zero Marginal Cost Society. Peter Taaffe, general secretary of the Socialist Party (CWI England &...

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$15 an Hour – Answering Big Business Propaganda The growing movement for a $15 an hour minimum wage has inspired millions of workers and activists around the country. The most crucial battle is centered in...

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““With just days remaining until a cascade of economic events crash onto Washington, the budget showdown between Congressional Republicans, Senate Democrats and President Obama is growing only more tangled.” ” – –New York Times (9/26/13) This...

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