Economics of Imperialism
Analysis of how the world economy works
Monday, 18 October 2021
Winston Churchill & British Imperialism
Even patriotic Brits know that their hero Winston Churchill did not win World War 2 or fly a Spitfire. What they, and others, may not ...
Tuesday, 14 September 2021
Few countries can exert much power in the rest of the world. There are just five permanent members of the United Nations Security Counci...
Sunday, 12 September 2021
Imperialism & the Working Class
Discovering Imperialism: Social Democracy to World War I is an anthology put together by Richard Day and Daniel Gaido, in which they ...
Tuesday, 6 April 2021
These points are about private ‘digital currencies’ like Bitcoin, not about central bank e-currencies, on which I will write another tim...
Wednesday, 20 January 2021
The UK’s Singapore-on-Thames Delusion
I will not spend much time on this topic because it is so ridiculous. But the notion that the UK can become a ‘Singapore-on-Thames’ seems ...
Friday, 11 December 2020
Airbnb's As and Bs
You would think that in a capitalist market one person’s million dollars would count the same as another’s. After all, money is the measur...
Wednesday, 2 December 2020
The Mao-Roosevelt No Meeting, 1945
In January 1945, Mao Tse-tung  sent a message to US President Roosevelt asking to visit the US and discuss future relationships with...
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