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Forty Years of Constructing Development: How China Adopted GDP Measurement

Forty Years of Constructing Development: How China Adopted GDP Measurement

Tracing how China adopted GDP measurement in the early reform period (1978-1993) tells us more about how GDP has shaped China’s current powerful status.

Defining Post-truth: Structures, Agents, and Styles

Defining Post-truth: Structures, Agents, and Styles

Factual truth has a limited but indispensable role to play in pluralistic politics, comparable to material environment that both enables and limits democratic debate.

Environmental Conflict: A Misnomer?

Environmental Conflict: A Misnomer?

It is no longer possible to see environmental issues as neutral, detached from the social world – they must be understood as political problems with social drivers.

Oil Prices, OPEC, and Oil Crisis: Collateral Damage in a Greater Game

Oil Prices, OPEC, and Oil Crisis: Collateral Damage in a Greater Game

With oil prices tumbling downward some are rejoicing, but by refusing to cut production OPEC has jeopardised the economy of some of its member states.

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.

What Lies Ahead: Accelerating Growth or Secular Stagnation?

What Lies Ahead: Accelerating Growth or Secular Stagnation?

Although recent statistics point to the end of the recession in the Eurozone and the UK, and to economic growth in the US, there are some good reasons to critically examine these ‘recoveries’.

The Internal Roots of Economic Downturn in China

The Internal Roots of Economic Downturn in China

External problems might explain the Chinese slowdown in part – but that is not the real story. China suffers deep structural problems perpetuated by a state dominated financial system.

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