Mission impossible

Originally posted on Michael Roberts Blog:
Italian-American economist, Mariana Mazzucato, who works and resides in London, has become a big name in what we might call ‘centre-left’ or even in mainstream economic and political circles.  She has a new book out, Mission Economy: a moonshot guide to changing capitalism. Mazzucato was briefly an economic adviser…

L’Italia ha trasformato le navi da crociera in prigioni per migranti

DI RICHARD BRODIE https://jacobinmag.com/2020/11/italy-migrants-cruise-lines-ships-prisons-coronavirus Con il settore turistico italiano affondato dalla pandemia, le autorità stanno ora assumendo navi da crociera come prigioni galleggianti per i rifugiati. Le prigioni per migranti mostrano la capacità del capitalismo di ristrutturarsi in tempi di crisi, ma anche la potenziale resistenza ad esso.

Thomas Piketty. Capital and Ideology

by Thomas Piketty Thomas Piketty prophet of inequality? For Piketty, the solution to the increase in inequalities that has occurred over the last thirty years is closely linked to a redistribution of income to be achieved through welfare and a highly progressive tax regime, even at the cost of seriously questioning bourgeois property rights. Today’s […]

Critical Theories of nationalism.

quotes from Nationalism on the Internet. Critical Theory and Ideology in the Age of Social Media and Fake News. Christian Fuchs ROSA LUXEMBURG “I feel at home in the entire world wherever there are clouds and birds and human tears.” (Rosa Luxemburg). “Imperialism in all countries has no “understanding”, it knows only one right: capital […]