Globalization of Economy
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The ABCs of the Economic Crisis: What Working People Need to Know
Magdoff, Fred; Yates, Michael D.
Rich, powerful people created the economic crisis of 2008-09, while hundreds of millions of working people suffer the consequences -- lost homes, lost jobs, rising insecurity, and falling living stand...
The Accumulation of Capital
Rosa Luxemburg's analysis of the inherent contradictions of capitalist accumulation.
Another world is possible if...
Susan George suggests that we can create a new and better world -- if we act together to bring about changes. She discusses the ifs and hows.
An Anti-Capitalist Manifesto
An extended argument about what the anti-capitalist movement should stand for.
Asia: Realities of "Recovery": Against The Current vol. 83
Why are we still talking about the Asian crisis? In recent months we have heard government policy-makers, economists, business journalists, financial analysts, IMF technocrats, big business and even s...
Beyond Sovereignty: Issues for a Global Agenda (2nd Edition)
Love, Maryann Cusimano
Discussion of the increasingly transnational structure of power in today's world and proposals forabandoning nation-state sovereignty for more integrated, cooperative rule between different types of g...
Canadian Information Sharing Service: Pilot Copy, February 1976
Serial Publication (Periodical)
The first issue of the Canadian Information Sharing Service publication. The name of the publication was later changed to Connexions and then to Connexions Digest.
Centre for Research on Globalization
An independent research and media group of writers, scholars and activists. Publishes news articles, commentary, background research and analysis on a broad range of issues, focussing on social, econo...
Clarke, Tony; Dopp, Sarah
Chinese Workers' Resistance: Against The Current vol. 111
Norm Diamond interviews Tim Pringle, who lives in Hong Kong, where he participates as an observer and also as a member of the editorial board of the Chinese-language magazine Globalization Monitor.
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, Volume I: Economic Writings 1
Luxemburg, Rosa (Edited by Peter Hudis
This first volume in Rosa Luxemburg's Complete Works, entitled Economic Writings 1, contains some of Luxemburg's most important statements on the globalization of capital, wage labour, imperialism, an...
The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, Volume II: Economic Writings 2
Luxemburg, Rosa (Edited by Peter Hudis and Paul Le Blanc)
This volume contains a new English translation of Luxemburg’s most important book, The Accumulation of Capital (1913) as well as her response to its critics. Taken together, they constitute one of the...
Connexions Digest: Issue 54 - February 1992- A Social Change Sourcebook
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Debt Bondage Or Self-Reliance: A Popular Perspective on the Global Debt Crisis
Describes the effects of international debt on workers, the unemployed, and peasants who neither asked for or benefit from such debt. It describes the growing number of people's movements in Canada an...
The Decline And Fall Of The American Empire
The demise of the United States as the global superpower could come far more quickly than anyone imagines. If Washington is dreaming of 2040 or 2050 as the end of the American Century, a more realisti...
Devastating Crisis Unfolds: Against The Current vol. 132
Bob Brenner, for the ATC editors. The current crisis could well turn out to be the most devastating since the Great Depression. It manifests profound, unresolved problems in the real economy that have...
The Enemy of Nature: The End of Capitalism or the End of the World?
We live in and from nature, but the way we have evolved of doing this is about to destroy you. Capitalism and its by-products -- imperialism, war, neoliberal globalization, racism, poverty, and the de...
European Unification Divides Europeans: How Forcing People Together Tears Them Apart
Unification of Europe has brought about radical new divisions within Europe. The most significant split is between the people and their political leaders.
The Faltering Economy: The Problem of Accumulation Under Monopoly Capitalism
Foster, John Bellamy; Szlajfer, Henryk
The essays in this volume are part of a radical attempt to grapple with the problems of advanced capitalist development without discarding the real theoretical breakthroughs made by Keynes.
FTAA, The Hydra's New Head: Against The Current vol. 90
Capitalism in many ways is like the mythical hydra of Greek legend, a gigantic serpent with multiple heads, the center one being immortal; every time an attacker chopped off one of its outer heads, tw...
Globalization and Feminism: Against The Current vol. 135
Hubler, Angela E.
In the concluding chapter of this innovative and insightful anthology, Torry Dickinson and Robert Schaeffer argue that “A key development for both theory and politics has been that the intersection of...
Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance
Chomsky documents how, for more than half a century, the United States has been pursuing a grand imperial strategy with the aim of dominating the globe.
How Offshoring Has Destroyed the Economy: Nobel Laureate: Globalism Has Been Ruinous for Americans
Roberts, Paul Craig
All of economics is predicated on the notion that resources are inexhaustible, and that the only challenge is to use them most efficiently. But if resources are not inexhaustible and cannot be replica...
Imperialism and Global Political Economy
Callinicos critically assesses the classical theories of imperialism developed in the era of the First World War by Marxists such as Lenin, Luxemburg, and Bukharin and by the Liberal economist J.A. Ho...
Imperialism in the Twenty-First Century
An excerpt from John Smith's book "Imperialism in the Twenty-First Century", in which he examines the relationship between the core capitalist countries and the rest of the world in the age of neolibe...
Imperialism: Pioneer of Capitalism
Argues that the accepted theories of imperialism are profoundly flawed.
Die Internationalisierung der kapitalistischen Produktionsverhältnisse und der Nationalstaat: Internationale Marxistische Diskussion 42
Killing the Host: How Financial Parasites and Debt Bondage Destroy the Global Economy
In Killing the Host, economist Michael Hudson exposes how finance, insurance, and real estate (the FIRE sector) have seized control of the global economy at the expense of industrial capitalism and go...
Lessons of an Ambiguous Struggle: Against The Current vol. 88
The conflict around Congress' granting China Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) signals the opening of important new terrain of political struggle. With the background of the two major mass demon...
A Marxist History of the World part 77 World Revolution
In the five years after the First World War, revolutionary contagion spread around the world. It showed the extraordinary possibilities that arise when the masses become active in making their own his...
Melbourne: WEF Meets Real World: Against The Current vol. 89
Over 15 000 people from all corners of Australia and farther afield blockaded the Asia-Pacific summit of the World Economic Forum (W.E.F.) in Melbourne between September 11 and 13 in the latest expres...
The New Chinese Nationalism: Against The Current vol. 136
Yu, Au Loong
Corporate globalization has been remarkably successful in driving down wages and the welfare of working people across the world. Resistance to this is necessary and inevitable, hence the birth of the ...
The New Imperialism
News & Letters: Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 2006 - 2007
We aim to help fill the void on the question of "what happens after" by creatively rethinking and restating his concept of "revolution in permanence" for today.
The No-Nonsense Guide to Globalisation
Explains and examines globalization from all angles - and explores strategies for redesigning the global economy in the common interest.
Le Nouvel Ordre Economique International
Une vue d'ensemble du "nouvel ordre economique international."
A People's History of the World: From the Stone Age to the New Millennium
Harman describes the shape and course of human history as a narrative of ordinary people forming and re-forming complex societies in pursuit of common human goals.
Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital
Against the thesis that Western subalterns are made of different stuff, Chibber argues that human beings are, at their core, not that different across contexts. The winds of history and culture may ch...
The Price of A Bargain: The Quest for Cheap and the Death of Globalization
Describes a world where the economy's collateral damage includes oil spills and the poisoning of developing nations' working poor; the low wages and illegal labour practices of corporations leading to...
Profit over People: Neoliberalism and Global Order
Chomsky confronts neoliberalsim: the pro-corporate system of economic and political policies presently waging a form of class war worldwide.
The Prosperous Few and the Restless Many
a collection of short commentaries by Noam Chomsky on global issues, drawn from interviews in the early 1990s. Topics include global economics, racism, NAFTA, and hot topics of the day.
The Protectionist Trap: Against The Current vol. 88
In July, the United Nations and some fifty large corporations came to an agreement that the companies would all respect workers' rights and protect the environment in their investments around the worl...
The Quick and The Dead: Brian Mulroney, Big Business And The Seduction Of Canada
McQuaig argues that since 1984, there has been a systematic transfer of power in Canada from the democratically elected government to the private sector.
Reflections on the 7th Special Session of the U.N. General Assemly
Overview and critique of the U.N. conference dealing with the New International Economic Order.
Rigged: How Globalization and the Rules of the Modern Economy Were Structured to Make the Rich Richer
There has been an enormous upward redistribution of income in the United States in the last four decades. In his most recent book, Baker shows that this upward redistribution was not the result of glo...
Socialist Register 1995: Volume 31: Why Not Capitalism?
Panitch, Leo (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Socialist Register 1997: Volume 33: Ruthless Criticism of All that Exists
Panitch, Leo (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
The Sub-Prime Market Crisis: Against The Current vol. 131
It wasn't until I flew to the United Kingdom on Saturday, September 15th, that the globalized nature of the sub-prime contagion really hit home, as it were, for me. On my flight over, I grabbed a copy...
Tearing Down the Seven Pillars of Neoliberalism: Manifesto 2007
With the beginning of the 1980s, we entered a new era of capitalism, the era of neoliberalism. This project systematically destroys all political, social and ecological restrictions for the activity o...
To stop migration, stop the abuse of Africa's resources: Europe should tackle migration not by deploying troops, but by curbing economic abuse and destablisation.
On January 17, Italy's parliament approved the deployment of up to 470 troops in Niger to combat "irregular migrant flows" and the trafficking of people towards Libya, and, from there, to Europe. A nu...
Toolkit for a New Canada
Gonick, Cy (Coordinating Editor)
A pamphlet providing a snapshot of what the contributors, brought together by Canadian Dimension magazine, believe are the big issues facing Canada in the first decade of the 21st century. The article...
Unequal Freedoms: The Global Market as an Ethical System
McMurtry's central argument in this work is the global market can be an ethical thing if a civil commons is put into place. The civil commons is a economic system in which individuals, not a handful o...
Viewpoint: Transnationals After Seattle: Against The Current vol. 88
Mass politics in the streets disappeared in the United States between 1970 and 1973. In retrospect, it is clear that the years 1964 to 1970 were not a “pre-revolutionary situation,” but anyone who liv...
What is the New International Economic Order?
Overview and critique of the New International Economic Order.
The Workers' Party and Political Crisis in Brazil: Lula at a Crossroads?: Against The Current vol. 123
In June 2005, the first allegations of a rogue politician in a rightwing party in coalition with Brazil's governing Workers' Party (PT) seemed spurious enough. The politician himself, Roberto Jefferso...
The WTO's Nude World Order: Against The Current vol. 85
It got intoxicating that Tuesday (Nov. 30, `99) in Seattle, without chemical assist. That capitalist machine that has looked so mighty and irresistible, for that day was stopped and defeated. Seattle...
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Break Their Haughty Power
Articles on capitalism, socialism, and revolution, from a left-Marxist perspective.
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
Council of Canadians
We believe that we Canadians should control our natural resources, our energy, our water, and our culture. We believe the important political and economic decisions that decide our future should be ma...
Left Business Observer
Left Business Observer is a newsletter on economics and politics. This site collects some sample articles and background information.
The website of writer Linda McQuaig.
Today, many struggles have an international dimension. The people involved face a social and international context mediated by capital which is turned against them. Capital and workers themselves move...
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Free educational resource for history teachers and students. With particular focus on Britain, the USA, Russia, Germany, WWI, WWII, Women's history, Black history, Civil Rights.
From the Connexions Archives
International Forum on Globalization
An alliance of activists, scholars, economists, researchers and writers formed to stimulate new thinking, joint activity, and public education in response to economic globalization.