Canada: Socialism or UBI?

A universal basic income is being seriously discussed across Canada, especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Superficially, UBI proposals can look attractive for the left. What position should socialists take?

Argentina, Turkey, and the Debt Bomb Under the World Economy

On paper, the world economy seems to be doing great. Yet, 10 years after the the global financial crisis, a crisis of new proportions is looming on the horizon.

What is Money?—Part Four: Inflation and the Gold Standard

Adam Booth examines the factors lying behind inflation and explores the role of gold as the basis for an international monetary system.

What is Money?—Part Three: The Rise of the Bankers

Adam Booth looks at the growth of finance, the development of banking, and the role of credit within capitalism.