Pankhurst argues that state agricultural policy did not directly lead to the conditions that caused famine in Sudan. The occurrence of famine can only be explained by adopting an historical perspective on socio-economic and environmental change.
Paul Corrigan argues that more than any other part of Mrs Thatcher's privatization programme, the Education Reform Bill, sponsored by Secretary of State for Education, Kenneth Baker, will use the market mechanism for purposes of reactionary social engineering . Gerbil threatens to be 'popular' because it exploits a parent-child relationship which the left has seriously to examine.
The Soviet army has been beaten for the first time and Afghanistan will pass over to a reactionary Islamic fundamentalist state. The implications are as profound as the defeat of the USA in Vietnam . For this reason we publish Jonathan Neale's extended assessment.
Argues that recent debate about local economic policy has largely failed to problematize the state . As a result the political directions advocated by many contributors to the debate are highly questionable .
By grounding capital accumulation entirely within the credit system, thus abandoning the need for the assumption a money-commodity, dialectical method establishes the determinancy of money, and a demand-led theory of the rate of interest.
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