Trump, Mair and the gods that failed
It’s no use apportioning blame, we need meaningful critical reflection. The old formulae are no longer sufficient, writes Paul O'Connell
Book Review: Swimming with Sharks: My journey into the world of the bankers
Jenny Nelson reviews Luyendiks analysis of the City – the ‘time bomb at the heart of our society’.
From the archives: Naomi Klein – why it’s time to show our face
Naomi Klein tells Mat Little how she put into words what so many were feeling – and why it’s time the new movement showed a public face and built coalitions with others on the left (published in issue 79, January 2001)
Gates unmasks the real face of Davos
The global elites meeting at the World Economic Forum must not get away with pretending they have the interests of the world's majority at heart says Nick Dearden
To challenge global capitalism we must first understand it: an interview with Leo Panitch
Leo Panitch speaks to Peter Newell and Sam Knafo about his book The Making of Global Capitalism – and what it means for strategy and action aimed at ‘un-making’ capitalism
The Poverty of Capitalism: roundtable
Red Pepper reports back from a lively event held in London to launch John Hilary’s new book The Poverty of Capitalism. Joining him for a roundtable discussion were Doreen Massey and Francisco Dominguez
Time for a Basic Income
One year ago Red Pepper published a piece on the Basic Income, is it time to consider this idea a little more seriously? writes Andrew Dolan
David Harvey interview: The importance of postcapitalist imagination
From housing to wages, David Harvey says examining capitalism's contradictions can point the way towards an alternative world
Jeremy Hardy thinks… about competition
'Did sibling rivalry make you happy? Would you like to be treated by a more competitive doctor?'
Jeremy Hardy thinks… about greed
'In a market-driven society, it is a tribute to human decency that anyone behaves with any morals at all'
Occupy and the church
Mark Barrett and Ginger Haag explore how the Occupy movement has re-opened a debate within the church on the gap between markets and morals.
Crack capitalism or reclaim the state?
John Holloway and Hilary Wainwright debate strategy and tactics for social change
Degrow or die?
John Bellamy Foster opens a debate on ‘degrowth’, climate crisis and capitalism
Response: A constructive dialogue for change
John Bellamy Foster's critique of capitalism's ecologically destructive nature is sound, writes Ted Benton, but we need to think less vaguely about bringing together a coalition for change
We are the crisis of capital
John Holloway, author of Change the World Without Taking Power, argues that our response to the global economic crisis should be to create spaces outside of capitalism, not demand that it exploits us better
Credit crunch (book extract)
In this extract from his book, The Credit Crunch: Housing Bubbles, Globalisation and the Worldwide Economic Crisis, economist Graham Turner argues that in the current financial turmoil, the omens are not encouraging for remedying the inherent flaws that will tip us in to debt deflation