Comment & Opinion - Columnists Archives

18 January 2023
“Every day, capitalism proves that it is absolutely indifferent to human flourishing,” says author China Miéville. The Communist Manifesto” is one of the most widely read…
10 January 2023
Mainstream economics failed miserably in addressing the financial crisis of 2007-08, so why would it be any different now when it comes to making sense of the rising inflation of…
05 January 2023
What leads to arrogance towards the Global South, what German foreign policy can do better and why India does not belong in the same corner as China. Amrita Narlikar is President…
04 January 2023
C.J. Polychroniou and Nancy Folbre discuss how a feminist political economy not only addresses gender inequalities, but also seeks to rectify inequalities in the…
04 January 2023
Scott Montgomery on George Santos' assemblage strategy for political success.  George Santos, the recently elected representative for New York’s third Congressional…
21 December 2022
Scott Montgomery argues against an absolutist position in the debate over monument removal. This brief essay is a response to a colleague, whom I respect for being outspoken on…
09 December 2022
The ground is well prepared for neofascism to fill the void left by class war wrought by neoliberalism, says Chomsky. Neoliberalism has reigned supreme as an economic philosophy…
25 November 2022
Guest blogger Gregory Chin, Mayling Birney Global Scholar and Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at York University, discusses China’s approach…
24 November 2022
Currently 26 billionaires have the same wealth as the poorest 3.8 billion people on the planet. Capitalism has been around for such a long time that it is hard for people even to…
22 November 2022
Scott Montgomery argues that whether Trump runs in 2024 or is replaced, the Trump era is unlikely to end anytime soon. We in the U.S. are being urged to believe that the country…