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Economics: Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about capitalism answered.

Why Profit Gets Priority

A straightforward explanation of why the profit motive is paramount in today's society.

Economists—Not on This Planet

Why economists present a narrow and misleading view of the world.

Where Do Profits Come From?

A clear definition of profit. How government statistics show that profit is made at the expense of the working class majority.

Booms and Slumps—What Causes Them?

In 1821, the highly respected bourgeois economist David Ricardo stated that overproduction is impossible under capitalism. Regular economic slumps have occured ever since—and what has been their cause?

Introduction to Marxian Economics 1: The Labour Theory of Value

A summary of Marx's explanation of wages, prices, profit and commodities.

Introduction to Marxian Economics 2: The Rate of Profit

Marx's analysis of long term trends in the rate of profit.

Money Screws You Up

How the market system take over our lives.

A Capitalist Criticises Capitalism

A review of 'The Crisis Of Global Capitalism' by George Soros.

Major Douglas Rides Again

The revival of currency crankism.