Monthly Archives: October 2012

CRISIS! SO WHAT ELSE CAN WE DO?

Among the anti-capitalist left there has been much debate of what is an appropriate course of action in the present circumstances of developing capitalist crisis. A great deal of conflict exists together with considerable impatience. Discussions and debates among the … Continue reading

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SNAKE-OIL REMEDIES FOR CAPITALISM.

Quack doctors selling snake-oil and other supposedly effective remedies were popularised in US Cowboy adventures on the silver screen when I was a youngster. They rolled into town and offered bottles of the stuff to na├»ve citizens claiming it had … Continue reading

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BONDS AND BUBBLES.

Bonds. Bonds are pieces of paper which are offered to the financial sector for investment purposes by two types of institution. First is the private company who, if they cannot or do not want to raise money in any other … Continue reading

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