Front cover : ‘Capitalism’s DNA: Why the boom / slump cycle is inevitable’
Editorial – ‘It’s Capitalism That’s to Blame’
‘Is capitalism crumbling?’
(Leftwingers are calling for the nationalisation of the banks. They may get their way. And then?)
‘The real dirty work’
(Socialism will eliminate capitalism’s dirty work)
“Helicopter Ben’ and the money supply’
(Governments now call it “quantitative easing”. It used to be simply called inflating the currency. And it’s now official policy).
‘Back to no work’
(As unemployment spreads more workers will experience the harsh new regime at their local JobCentre).
‘Boom, boom Brown’
(Despite his claim to have stopped the boom-slump cycle being refuted, Gordon Brown still thinks he can stop the depression getting worse).
‘Threats and threats’
(Are there really terrorists round every corner or is this just government hype to scare us into supporting them?)
Regular features -
Pathfinders (pop science / technology)
Material World – ‘Opium Wars, old and new’
Pieces Together – news cuttings from mainstream media
Cooking the Books 1 (economics) – ‘Thieves Fall Out’
Cooking the Books 2 – ‘Silly Money’
50 Years Ago – ‘Mikoyan’s Bluff Called’
Greasy Pole – ‘Brand Obama: More Drivel’
Voice From the Back - selected news items
Free Lunch – cartoon
Plus letters, reviews, contacts, etc.
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