Tag Archives: Michael Roberts

The fatal survival-kit of man in jeopardy

Climate change and wars As the ugly war in Ukraine drags on, with more lives lost and atrocities (apparently) committed, energy and food prices hit yet more highs.  The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) of the UN publishes a monthly global … Les meir

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The end of dollar dominance?

The end of dollar dominance? Last summer when the US fled Afghanistan, I wrote a post on the history of US dollar dominance  I argued then that the US dollar would remain the dominant world currency for the foreseeable future, but that … Les meir

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The law of the tendency of the rate of profit to fall – In the light of todays capitalism

A world rate of profit: a new approach Marx’s model of capitalism assumes a world economy, and starts with ‘capital in general’. It was at that level of abstraction that Marx developed his model of the laws of motion of capitalism … Les meir

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War within Capitalism and the G20’s Unresolved Matters

The G20 and the cold war in technology by michael roberts Last weekend’s G20 summit in Osaka resolved nothing substantial in the ongoing trade and technology war that the US is now waging with China. At best, a truce was … Les meir

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The misconception between Neoliberalism and Capitalism

Neoliberalism: not so bad? by michael roberts I don’t really like the term «neoliberal» because it is used lazily as an alternative to pro-capitalist policies or even to the word «capitalism» itself. In doing so, it causes confusion in explanations about trends … Les meir

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Utfor stupet igjen – kapitalismen si krise

Utfor stupet igjen I Denne teksten handler om flere forhold. Den handler om det verdenshistoriske geopolitiske jordskjelvet som nå bygger seg opp, nemlig USAs økonomiske kollaps og Kinas nye rolle som den økonomiske supermakten nr. 1 i verden. Den handler … Les meir

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