Last week, I was absolutely delighted to learn that my book Revolution and State in Modern Mexico: The Political Economy of Uneven Development (Rowman & Littlefield) was the winner of … Read the rest
Further and higher education in the UK is under attack. Neoliberal restructuring has reached colleges and universities across the country. University tuition fees have been increased by up to £9,000 … Read the rest
Neo-liberal restructuring in Europe has come up against its internal contradictions. It has reached its limits. Germany’s export strategy, based on cuts in wages and working conditions, cannot be replicated … Read the rest
With Poland on the brink of co-hosting the Euro 2012 football championship with Ukraine, the political economic situation of the country is regarded as the most striking success story of … Read the rest
With some claiming the most recent proposal to develop Taksim Square in Istanbul – regarded as a central space of political and social mobilisation – as the latest “mad project” … Read the rest
Cemal Tansel has written this report from the ‘Free Trade, Trade Unions and the Problem of Transnational Solidarity’ workshop held at the University of Nottingham in December 2011 and asks: … Read the rest
As the fiscal fallout from the global financial crisis continues to reverberate around the world, politicians are once more falling back on market-based remedies.
In Britain, the government has ramped … Read the rest