Iran’s movie industry has gone through a series of transformations that is jeopardizing its global art-house status. These transformations can inform us about what sort of domestic crisis Iran is facing today.
By downplaying the important distinction between the types of capital controls available, debates about capital controls run the risk of being depoliticized and domesticated by state managers and powerful capitalist interests.
The emergence of dictatorial rule in capitalist societies once organized by parliamentary institutions can best be interpreted as a response to an intensifying crisis of representation within parliamentary democracy.
The possibilities for a new southern labor upsurge seem palpable, and opportunities for insurgent, more radical leadership are not inconceivable.
France Telecom’s former top management team face hefty fines and jail time for their role in a wave of worker suicides. The case shows what labor unions can win when they mobilize around worker stress.