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former senior lecturer in economics (MA and PhD in Economics, New School for Social Research, Graduate Faculty). Historian of political and economic thought. Life long political activist.

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Due to popular demand (which I cannot understand for the life of me), today’s piece will discuss chapters 4 and 5 in Karl Marx’s Capital , volume I. On the surface, these two chapters appear ...
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Comment Count 41 comments on Sun May 24, 2015 at 03:00 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Like everyone else, I got it wrong. I was expecting a Tory minority government propped up by the Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) and the UK Independence Party ( UKIP ) if needed to get legislation ...
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Comment Count 49 comments on Sun May 10, 2015 at 03:00 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
Today is Mother’s Day in Britain (aka "Mothering Sunday") and this topic is extremely appropriate. The idea of accessing 24 hour childcare is an old one … the questions that arise are why this ...
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Comment Count 60 comments on Sun Mar 15, 2015 at 03:00 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
The Greeks have said enough! Hope has defeated fear and SYRIZA has won the election and have beaten New Democracy and the fear-mongers, as expected. This is a major victory for anti-austerity ...
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Comment Count 57 comments on Sun Feb 01, 2015 at 03:00 PM PST with 26 Recommends
I was thinking of writing about the Charlie Hebdo massacre which culminated in an anti-Semitic attack in a Kosher Supermarket leading to the deaths of Jewish shoppers. I was considering addressing ...
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Comment Count 135 comments on Sun Jan 11, 2015 at 03:00 PM PST with 37 Recommends
As is often the case, we get sick, we get busy and sometimes there are things that simply mean that things fall through the cracks. So, it seems there is no diary tonight. Next week Geminijen will ...
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Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Nov 23, 2014 at 03:08 PM PST with 7 Recommends

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