In rebuilding the unity of the ‘labour front’, Amin also writes about labour and demonstrates its worsening condition through the rising casualisation, informalisation, and flexibilisation. He also considers the new agrarian question and the impending, disastrous changes that may affect the lives of more than 3 billion peasants in the developing world. It concludes by proposing a united front that gathers all social and political forces to reconstruct an internationalism for people.
This post reviews William Pelz’s moving paper, “The condition of the working class in the age of globalization” (2012). While Pelz does not present a new finding or develop a novel theory, the breadth of the data he presents is quite impressive.
This post reviews Barnes and Cahill’s 2012 paper on the relevance of Marxist class analysis today and its current presence in Australian publications.
Saunders and Wong’s article not only illustrates Australians’ attitude to inequality and redistribution, but also, in between the lines, reveals our inconsistent idea of our wealth and income.
In this short essay, Myanmar’s Risk, I analyse various aspects of the country’s risk. The analysis is based on the article “Democracy dividend bolsters the positive economic momentum” (2016) by Credendo group.
I start the final post on Douglass North’s book with its key lessons and continue with comments its contentious ideas.
In the third post on Douglass North’s Understanding the Process of Economic Change, I present his ideas on the role of demographic change, order, impersonal exchange, and political factors in economic evolution.