Comment & Other

The Causes of Capitalist Crisis – Reply to Andrew Kliman

This document is on the causes of capitalist crisis, replying to the ideas of Andrew Kliman; written by Peter Taaffe and Lynn Walsh and endorsed by the Executive Committee of the Socialist Party (England and Wales). A discussion on Marx’s economic ideas and their relevance today, particularly of the Law of […]

Them & Us

Banker fat cats cutting jobs 1,800 jobs are to be lost at Ulster Bank by 2016. After bailing out RBS – the owners of Ulster Bank – to the tune of £55 billion of public money, bosses are making ordinary workers at Ulster Bank take the hit. Compare the treatment […]

Review: The Frontman – Bono (In the Name of Power)

Reviewed by Paddy Delaney    Harry Browne’s searing polemic against Bono should be of some interest to socialists, particularly those sections of the book where Browne elaborates on Bono’s labyrinthine business affairs and crucially his role in espousing neo-liberal ideology on a global stage. The book is concise and well […]

The new capitalist elite

By Lynn Walsh, Committee for a Workers International Plutocrats wield power and influence by virtue of their wealth. The ultra-free-market, globalised capitalism of recent years has produced a new breed of super-rich plutocrats. Wealth gives them influence, which gives them power, which enhances their wealth. reviews a recent study […]