Grace Blakeley is the New Statesman’s economics commentator and a research fellow at IPPR.
Until the economy’s overdependence on finance is ended, lower prices risk triggering a recession that costs us all.
The EU’s institutions are an innate obstacle to building a socialist economy.
To avoid economic blackmail by the markets, any socialist government would need to impose limits on the movement of money by investors.
Wage stagnation and austerity have left consumers too poor and indebted to allow stores to generate profits.
A global economy in which too much power and wealth is concentrated at the top is inherently unstable.
The party’s new left has put forward the most transformative economic proposal since the Roosevelt era.
Austerity and an unstable debt mountain leave the world vulnerable to a new downturn.
A decade after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, we must confront the vested interests that have captured policymaking.
The UK’s vast current account deficit is a symptom of its broken economic system.
Rather than chastising pro-Leave citizens for “voting against their interests”, the UK’s political class should mend a broken system.