Tom Palley on Trumponomics: Neocon Neoliberalism Camouflaged with Anti-Globalization Circus

By Tom Palley, A key element of Trump’s political success has been his masquerade of being pro-worker, which includes posturing as anti-globalization. However, his true economic interest is the exact opposite. That creates conflict between Trump’s political and economic interests. Understanding the calculus of that conflict is critical for understanding and predicting Trump’s economic policy, … More Tom Palley on Trumponomics: Neocon Neoliberalism Camouflaged with Anti-Globalization Circus

Globalization and the End of the Labor Aristocracy

By Jayati Ghosh, Twenty-first century imperialism has changed its form. In the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century, it was explicitly related to colonial control; in the second half of the 20th century it relied on a combination of geopolitical and economic control deriving also from the clear dominance of the … More Globalization and the End of the Labor Aristocracy

New Book: Capitalism, Macroeconomics & Reality – Understanding Globalization, Financialization, Competition & Crisis

By James Crotty. From Edward Elgar: The essays comprising this collection analyze the deep flaws in the methodological foundation of mainstream economic theory, and explain how these flaws make mainstream economics more ideology than sound social science. James Crotty develops alternative theories built on realistic assumptions that can explain most of the disastrous economic and … More New Book: Capitalism, Macroeconomics & Reality – Understanding Globalization, Financialization, Competition & Crisis

A Reconsideration of World-Systems Analysis/Dependency Theory

By David M. Fields, Within the extensive literature on globalization it has been consistently theorized that given historically-specific reorganizations and re-articulations of capitalist development, specifically concerning a ‘new international division of labor,’ the global social cartography has been exceptionally reconstituted. Yet, what are the manifested contours? & how should they be measured? It seems as … More A Reconsideration of World-Systems Analysis/Dependency Theory

Call For Graduate Student Papers: Global Histories of Capital – New Perspectives on the Global South

The New York University Department of History and the Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies at the New School are inviting abstracts for a one-day workshop Global Histories of Capital: New Perspectives on the Global South. We are seeking paper proposals from advanced graduate students working broadly on themes related to the history of capitalism, historical political … More Call For Graduate Student Papers: Global Histories of Capital – New Perspectives on the Global South