I have a new paper out today, co-authored with Christine Berry, called 'Who is winning from COVID-19?' The paper was commissioned by the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC).
It’s time to call the speculation that powered the GameStop surge what it really is: socially useless gambling that does more harm than good.
Landlords hoover up wealth in the good times but expect to be sheltered during the bad. It’s time for a reset.
I have a new paper out today, co-authored by Christine Berry and Shreya Nanda, called 'Who wins and who pays? Rentier power and the Covid crisis'.
COVID-19 has sharpened the divide between landlords and tenants, and debtors and creditors. We all must ask: whose side are we on?
Pumping new money into the economy without altering power relations will only exacerbate existing inequalities.
If our aim is to protect human and environmental health, restoring the status quo is not good enough. Thankfully, there is an alternative.