Degrowth and MMT: A thought experiment

MMT proposals align elegantly with one of degrowth’s key observations, namely, that if growthism depends on the perpetual creation of artificial scarcity, then by reversing artificial scarcity – by providing public abundance – we can dismantle the growth imperativeJason HickelDr. Jason Hickel is an economic anthropologist, author, and a Fellow

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Covid and Conspiracy Rising in Romania

The decay of the Romanian education system has created a fertile ground for Covid conspiracy theories, many of which originate in right-wing America. Maria Cernat joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast produced in collaboration with Other News.Paul JayPaul Jay (born 1951) is a journalist and a filmmaker. He is the founder and host of

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Poland: Suppression of LGBTQ a Move Towards Authoritarianism (The Analysis podcast)

Poland’s right-wing fundamentalist Catholic government has been brutally suppressing the LGBTQ community to strengthen the move to a broad authoritarian government. Boyan Stanislavski joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast.Paul JayPaul Jay (born 1951) is a journalist and a filmmaker. He is the founder and host of theAnalysis.news, a news analysis service. He was the

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How to be an anti-capitalist in the 21st century?

An article by the British political thinker of Bulgarian origins, Albena Azmanova, looks for fresh and oft-overlooked answersAlbena AzmanovaDr. Azmanova is Reader (Associate Professor) of Political and Social Thought. She teaches courses in political and social theory, political communication, and political economy. Her research ranges from democratic transition and consolidation

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The EU’s refoundation is a necessity

There were aspects of life like health, education and housing, that served the public good better under Eastern Europe’s socialist experiment, than under today’s rule of the invisible hand of the market, says the Polish left-wing journalist Małgorzata Kulbaczewska-Figat. And opening to social and labour movements is a good base

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