Preparing for the next crisis
New series: preparing for the next crisis
In 2007 the left was not prepared to respond to the crisis. This time it must be different.
Buyouts, not bailouts: public banks as a solution to the next crisis
When the next crisis hits we must reject corporate bailouts and demand a permanent public takeover of failing banks.
If we want to be ready for the next financial crisis, we need to start planning now
Whenever the next recession comes, we must ensure that the opportunity for transformative financial reform isn’t missed.
Why we must reform the IMF – before it’s too late
The fund’s legacy of austerity must be replaced by a new social contract based on shared prosperity and a just...
De-financialising the economy: what is to be done?
Tackling the power of finance head on is essential if we are to address the urgent challenges of our time. But it...
Our response to the next crisis must tackle consumerism
When the next crisis hits, we must resist the temptation to prop up existing patterns of consumption. Our planet...
Thatcher had a battle plan for her economic revolution – now the left needs one too
The Ridley Plan was a masterclass in strategising for transformative economic change. What would a left equivalent...
Published in:ourEconomy: OpinionWe must fight the next recession by investing in a green future
When the last crisis hit, policymakers failed to repurpose our economy. We can't afford to make the same mistake again.