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  • Series: Spectre
  • Capital and its Discontents

    Conversations with Radical Thinkers in a Time of Tumult

    Edited by Sasha Lilley     March 2011

    Capitalism is stumbling, empire is faltering, and the planet is thawing. Yet many people are still grasping to understand these multiple crises and to find a way forward to a just future. Into the breach come the essential insights of Capital and Its Discontents, which cut through the gristle to get to the heart of the matter about the nature of capitalism and imperialism, capitalism’s vulnerabilities at this conjuncture–and what can we do to hasten its demise.

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  • Global Slump

    The Economics and Politics of Crisis and Resistance

    By David McNally     January 2011

    Global Slump analyzes the global financial meltdown as the first systemic crisis of the neoliberal stage of capitalism. It argues that - far from having ended - the crisis has ushered in a whole period of worldwide economic and political turbulence. In developing an account of the crisis as rooted in fundamental features of capitalism, Global Slump challenges the view that its source lies in financial deregulation.

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  • In and Out of Crisis

    The Global Financial Meltdown and Left Alternatives

    By Greg Albo, Sam Gindin and Leo Panitch     August 2010

    While many are wondering if another world is possible, few are mapping out avenues to a post-capitalist future. In this groundbreaking analysis of the meltdown, renowned political economists Albo, Gindin and Panitch locate the roots of the crisis in the inner logic of capitalism itself and illuminate how the era of neoliberal free markets has been undergirded by massive state intervention. The authors argue that it’s time to start thinking about transformative alternatives to capitalism – and how to build the collective capacity to get us there. In and Out of Crisis stands to be the enduring critique of the crisis.

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