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You Can’t Eat Neoliberalism
Reza Pankhurst Shortly before riding into the vice-presidency of Egypt on the back of military tanks, Mohammad El-Baradei told Foreign Policy “You Can’t Eat Sharia” in a criticism of the policies (or apparent lack thereof) of [...]
The Rational Market Myth: Armageddon Without Nukes
Paul Craig Roberts One of the myths of economics is that markets are rational. Theories are based on this assumption, and the belief that markets are rational fuels the argument against regulation. The market response to [...]
Snow in Britain – Beautiful but Deadly
Britain lies under a white blanket of snow. Children play while adults moan about un-gritted roads and delays at airports. But the heavy snow – beautiful and pure as it is – highlights a filthy stain [...]
Liberal ‘Extremism’ on Campus?
Jamal Harwood Recent articles in the Huffington Post have argued that Muslim students are dodging issues of ‘campus radicalisation’, because Muslim speakers of various affiliations have been invited to speak on campus. As a member of [...]
Bankers’ Bonuses and Lost Honour: A Convenient Diversion
Jamal Harwood Dominating the UK press this week is the tale of two bankers, a banker’s bonus, and the end of honour. Whilst it is rather surprising that the contrasting tales of two bankers should dominate [...]
Is the current financial crisis the end of capitalism?
Idries de Vries The credit crisis of 2007 and 2008, which has since then morphed into a global sovereign debt crisis, has shown fundamental flaws in the economic system of capitalism. This does not necessarily imply [...]