Modern Monetary Theory is often thought of as the antithesis to the Austrian school of thought that Bitcoin’s fixed supply philosophy stems from. According to leftist cryptocurrency advocates, however, the two can work together for the public good. Continue reading How Bitcoin and Modern Monetary Theory can work together for the public good
Karl Marx advocated for a classless, stateless, money-less Communist society – so what would he have thought of Bitcoin? Continue reading Would Karl Marx have endorsed Bitcoin?
Yanis Varoufakis and the mainstream left in economics must take the potential of blockchain technology seriously, an advocate has argued. Continue reading Yanis Varoufakis and the Left must engage with ‘ever-changing’ blockchain technology – or risk missing a golden opportunity
Bitcoin, cryptocurrency and blockchain technology can be a useful tool for the left that shouldn’t be abandoned to right-wing libertarians. Continue reading Cryptocommunism? Why Bitcoin isn’t only for right wing libertarians
The government of Spain is introducing an ambitious basic income plan to aid thousands left poverty stricken as a result of the economic fallout from the pandemic. Continue reading Spanish basic income plans hailed as ‘a welcome step in the right direction’
Once a fringe proposal, Universal Basic Income (UBI) has been thrust into mainstream political discourse in recent months. Continue reading Coronavirus: Universal Basic Income could serve as welfare solution during and after pandemic
AMERICAN imperialism and the continuing prevalence of the dollar ensures foreign countries pay for its jingoism, a leading economist has claimed. Continue reading How the dominance of the dollar ensures foreign countries pay for American intervention
A DECARBONISATION pledge should be the condition for any government bailout of business due to coronavirus-related financial difficulty, leading anthropologist Dr Jason Hickel told Redaction Politics. Continue reading Coronavirus: Decarbonisation essential to government business bailouts, anthropologist says
Saving lives from Covid-19 is considered less important than protecting the economy by many Western governments, a leading expert told Redaction Politics. Continue reading Coronavirus: Western governments ‘weighing GDP and stocks against human lives’
SINGAPORE’S response to coronavirus should be emulated by Britain and the US, a leading economist told Redaction Politics. Continue reading Singapore is spending 12 times more on coronavirus than they did on the Global Financial Crisis. Here’s why Britain should follow suit.