For much of the 20th century there was a general trend towards greater wealth equality. That is now set in reverse, with wealth much more unequally distributed than incomes. How we can solve his crisis of wealth? This article, by Duncan McCann and Stewart Lansley, argues that the time is right for Citizens' Wealth Funds.
On the latest episode of Who Makes Cents: A History of Capitalism Podcast, Raj Patel and Jason Moore trace the relationship between capital and the environment through seven cheap things: nature, money, work, care, food, energy, and lives.
In a new episode of Who Makes Cents: A History of Capitalism Podcast, Mehrsa Baradaran looks at the history of the racial wealth gap and the ways that Black banks have often acted to distract from more fundamental solutions.
In his book Adults in the Room, Yanis Varoufakis gives us his version of the events that led to the Tsipras government’s shameful capitulation in July 2015. In the seventh part of a series of articles analyzing this account, Eric Toussaint looks at the disastrous agreement Varoufakis signed with the Eurogroup in February 2015.