Post Tagged with: "capitalism"

Review – The Routledge Companion to Ethics, Politics and Organizations

Review – The Routledge Companion to Ethics, Politics and Organizations

This Routledge volume provides an excellent overview of how organization theorists are searching for post-communist paradigms to contest the march of neoliberalism.

The Age of Natural Capital, and Why It Must Be Stopped

The Age of Natural Capital, and Why It Must Be Stopped

The processes of financialisation are not necessarily beneficial in utilitarian terms but represent something deeper: the continuation of capitalism as usual.

Review – Imperial Subjects: Citizenship in an Age of Crisis and Empire

Review – Imperial Subjects: Citizenship in an Age of Crisis and Empire

Mooers’ book offers a refreshing revisited critique of capital and of the varied contradictions of neoliberalism and its impact on ideas of national/global citizenship.

Interview – Minqi Li

Interview – Minqi Li

Professor Li discusses crises of the global economy, the significance of ecological limits to growth, and the imperative for an alternative socialist world system.

Interview – Leo Panitch

Interview – Leo Panitch

Professor Panitch explains how he understands imperialism, discusses the value of democratic peace theory, and the inherent problems with US-led global capitalism.

US Political Dysfunction and Capitalism’s Withdrawal

US Political Dysfunction and Capitalism’s Withdrawal

What the October 2013 shutdown of the US government teaches us are new lessons about what is happening to the increasingly abandoned old centers of capitalism.

Review – China’s Development: Capitalism and Empire

Review – China’s Development: Capitalism and Empire

This multidisciplinary study of China’s economic reform asserts that a unique mode of capitalism will likely emerge within the state as it gradually works to overcome the strictures of communism.

The Social in the Global: Social Theory, Governmentality and Global Politics

The Social in the Global: Social Theory, Governmentality and Global Politics

The ‘global’ is a fabrication. However, we should be interested in the idea of the global from the point of view of the governable space that contemporary social theory helps to construct.

Profit Pathology

Profit Pathology

The ‘free marketeers’ continue to take irresponsible risks, plunder the land, poison the seas, sicken whole communities, lay waste to entire regions, and pocket obscene profits.

Capitalism 4.0

Capitalism 4.0

The recent financial crisis marked the fourth systemic transformation of the global capitalist system, comparable to the upheavals that followed the great inflation of the 1970s, the great depression of the 1930s and the period of geopolitical turmoil that culminated with Wellington’s victory over Napoleon in 1815. The new politico-economic system emerging from the crisis can therefore be described as the fourth distinctive version of capitalism: Capitalism 4.0.

Capitalism and the Useful Nation State

Capitalism and the Useful Nation State

Not so long ago, it was fashionable among apologists and many other commentators on contemporary capitalism to refer to the nation state as passé. Globalization of large corporations was enshrined as a mechanism enhancing efficiency far beyond what could be achieved within national boundaries. Not surprisingly these rosy assessments of capitalism’s prospects glossed over the problem of its inherent instability.

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