New Technologies, TikTok, Competition, and “Free” and Human Labor: An Interview with Economist Paula Bach
Economist Paula Bach, in an interview, addresses the future of work, new technologies and their relationship to the capitalist crisis, and how capitalism’s search for profit keeps new technologies from fulfilling their promise of vastly improving the lives of the great majority of people.
Paula BachSeptember 19, 2020
China in the World Disorder
China has been working long and hard to join the ranks of the world’s leading economies. But the United States in particular has worked just as hard to keep China out of the club. The upheaval wrought by the pandemic and the Trump era promises to fester, even with a change in the White House. The path through these geopolitical tensions will not be peaceful.
Esteban MercatanteJuly 29, 2020
The U.S.-China Trade War and the Race for Global Hegemony
The escalating trade war with China has U.S capitalists trembling. Yet they simultaneously crave access to the Chinese domestic market. A battle for global hegemony looms on the horizon.
Juan CJune 12, 2019
Markets, Volatility and Crisis: A Conversation with Tony Norfield, Michael Roberts and Paula Bach
The swings in the stock markets in the United States, Europe and Japan this past week have reignited fears of a financial meltdown. We discussed these recent developments and the immediate prospects of the global economy with three renowned Marxist economists.
Left VoiceDecember 11, 2018
Organic Crisis and Class Struggle
In March, 2018, delegations from 16 different countries met in Buenos Aires, Argentina for the 11th Conference of the Trotskyist Fraction for the Fourth International (FT). This is the second part of the Document on the International Situation: Economic Tensions and Political Instability.
Trotskyist Fraction – Fourth InternationalMay 3, 2018
Economic Tensions and Political Instability
In March, 2018, delegations from 16 different countries met in Buenos Aires, Argentina for the 11th Conference of the Trotskyist Fraction for the Fourth International (FT). This is the first part of the Document on the International Situation: Economic Tensions and Political Instability, based on the discussions at the conference. In the update of the […]
Trotskyist Fraction – Fourth InternationalMay 2, 2018
21st Century Economic Nationalism
Could the global economy crumble under a protectionist escalation? If capital is more globalized than ever before, and governments are, in the end, at the service of capital, is there any chance of a trade war at all?
Juan CMarch 26, 2018