Economy

John Pilger describes how class remains the most virulent disease in Britain, resulting in record levels of child poverty.

The Spanish Socialist Workers' Party/Unidas Podemos coalition government has launched its 2021 draft budget to great fanfare, writes Dick Nichols.

The Australian Financial Review Rich List 2020 reveals that the pandemic and associated economic crisis hasn’t impacted the 1%. Jim McIlroy reports.

The jury is still out on how the #EndSARS rebellion will pan out, writes Baba Aye. But whichever way it goes, Nigeria will not be the same again.

Yanis Iqbal writes that the debate over Venezuela's anti blockade law reveals the contradictions thrown up by efforts to implement a new economic model within a pre-existing bourgeois state.

Richard D Wolff argues that regardless of the United States election outcome, the challenge remains  to coalesce a broad, new socialist party that can overcome the disorganisation of the left and become a voice for economic democracy.

Venezuela has an anti-blockade law the government says will help circumvent US sanctions. But some argue it is a departure from the socialist policies of former president Hugo Chávez, writes Federico Fuentes.

Since Indonesia's parliament secretly signed the Omnibus Job Creation bill into law, more than 100,000 people have protested across the country, writes Wagimanto

Indonesia's new omnibus law facilitates further capital expansion in the manufacturing and natural resources sectors while weakening the position of indigenous communities, farmers and fishers, writes Wagimanto.

Public distrust in political parties and institutions is higher than it has been, yet we are a long way from where we need to be to even begin to challenge capitalism, writes Fred Fuentes. So what will it take to build the movement we need today?

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