Tag: Financial crisis

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  • Thus Capital

    Thus Capital

    Capital went on sale on 14 September 1867. One century and a half after its publication, it has become one of the most translated, sold and discussed works in the story of humanity. For those who wish to understand capitalism, and also why workers must fight for a ‘superior form of society whose fundamental principle is the full and free development of each individual‘, Marx's Capital is, now more than ever, an indispensable work.

    December 30, 2018
  • Closure of America

    Closure of America

    “We are totally prepared for a very long shutdown,” was Trump’s facile justification of an ugly denouement, scarcely realising that a long shutdown hurts millions of people who rely on the government for services and pay cheques.

    December 25, 2018
  • Mehbooba Mufti gives new twist to J-K Bank row

    Mehbooba Mufti gives new twist to J-K Bank row

    Says Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitely has assured to re-examine the matter after she spoke to him regarding "intrusive and regressive move" to declare J&K Bank a PSU.

    November 28, 2018
  • Himachal can’t manage without loans: Jai Ram

    Himachal can’t manage without loans: Jai Ram

    The hill state of Himachal is reeling under financial crisis with the total loan liability of Rs 46,502.42 Crore. “The situation is such that the state can’t manage without loans now. But we will try to limit it by taking continuous measures, including austerity. At the same time we will see that the development is …

    April 2, 2018
  • ‘Financial crisis’ drives couple to suicide

    ‘Financial crisis’ drives couple to suicide

    A couple was found dead on Sunday morning in their house in Govindpuri area. The man’s body was found hanging from a ceiling fan while his wife was found lying unconscious on a bed in the same room with ligature marks on her neck, DCP South-East Delhi ChinmoyBiswal informed newsmen. Biswal said information about the …

    February 26, 2018
  • What can we do about inequality?

    What can we do about inequality?

    In the last column, I asked why we were blind to inequality. The more important question is: what can we do about it? Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King argued that “we must rapidly begin … the shift from a thing-oriented society to a person-oriented society”. Otherwise, “the giant triplets of racism, extreme materialism and …

    February 1, 2018
  • Trump moves to rollback financial regulation

    Trump moves to rollback financial regulation

    President Donald Trump will on Friday move to roll back key reforms enacted in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, in what the White House sees as an effort to cut damaging red tape. Officials say Trump will sign two executive actions asking the Treasury and the Labor Department to look into ways of …

    February 3, 2017