The Anti-Capitalist Response To The Crisis
March 31, 2020 9:19 AM Subscribe
“We can confidently expect the Houllebecqian nightmare we’ve been warned of. Without a massive stimulus package, the corona crash will wipe out most of the small-scale service sector, from barbers to nail salons to internet cafes to specialty coffee bars. The only companies left standing will be Amazon and the large chains, now lording over a recalibrated sub-economy designed to deliver ‘essential’ goods.” It Might Take A While Before History Starts Again (Damage) “ Monetary weapons have been exhausted; there is no ammunition left for central banks to fire. And fiscal stimulus will be inadequate. So, the global slump cannot be avoided by these policies that are designed to sustain the capitalist economy, not replace it.” The Virus, Capitalism, and the Long Depression (Spectre Magazine) The Coronavirus Crisis Is Disaster Capitalism In Action. Here’s How the Left Can Respond.(In These Times) Avoiding Eco-Fascist Responses To The Crisis (Wear Your Voice) What happens when an apocalyptic pandemic meets the apocalyptic death-cult of neoliberalism? (Current Affairs) Working People Podcast: Make Love, Not Stonks. The Dig Podcast interviews Marxist Economist Grace Blakeley on the economists of Cornoairus.
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