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Starvation Through Abundance: The Bizarre Paradox of Crises of Capitalist Overproduction

The 2008 recession was and is one of the largest economic events of recent history, and has caused economic upheaval the world over, massive increases in levels of poverty and thousands of companies declaring bankruptcy, forcing their workers…

How does Capitalist Crisis affect Socialist Countries?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_jUHJksW-9E Keith Bennett gives an interesting presentation on the impact of the world capitalist economic crisis of overproduction upon the economic and social life of socialist countries, at a CPGB-ML seminar…

Understand Capitalism – understand your life!

Capitalism is in crisis. On this point all are agreed. But what is the crisis? How can it be solved? Is capitalism the 'end of history', as Francis Fukuyama famously said after the counter-revolutions in the USSR and Eastern Europe in 1989-91?…

The genesis and development of modern finance capital – Henri Houben's

The following article is translated from Marxist Leninist Henri Houben’s book La Crise de Trente Ans, Chapter 10, with thanks. It is tempting to try to separate ‘real’ [economic] activity, ie, production, on the one hand, from the…