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  1. Francia: de República a Oligarquía

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    05 October 2016
    Article

    A la ‘Nueva Izquierda’ en Francia se la derrotó o se la integró en el sistema, convirtiéndola en parte del bloque neoliberal. Fue reemplazada por los nuevos rebeldes: una generación menos instruida (debido a la crisis educativa provocada por las reformas neoliberales) de jóvenes parados, cuya única manera de avanzar pasa por la confrontación con las instituciones.

  2. France: From Republic to Oligarchy

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    16 June 2016
    Article

    The "New Left" in France was either defeated or integrated into the system, becoming a part of the neo-liberal bloc. It was replaced by the new rebels: the less-educated (due to the education crisis generated by the neo-liberal reforms) generation of unemployed young people, whose only way forward is through a confrontation with the institutions.

  3. Corbyn: the non-careerist politician

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    25 September 2015
    Article

    This summer I was going to meet with Jeremy Corbyn at a conference in Ufa, Russia. He asked for a few days to think it over promising to come unless something unplanned and significant would happen. It did. He was nominated for the leader of the British Labour Party.

  4. Should NATO be helping Ukraine face Russia?

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    10 September 2014
    Article

    The debate about the role of NATO in Ukraine is starting too late: Western leaders already made a fatal decision to back the new Kiev government no matter what it is doing and no matter what the real situation is on the ground.

  5. 'La intervención con algodones' y el levantamiento de Ucrania

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    24 March 2014
    Article

    ¿Por qué no ha estallado la guerra aún entre Rusia y Ucrania? La respuesta es muy simple: nadie tiene previsto ir a la guerra, y nadie puede.

  6. The Bankrupcty of EU's No-Default Policy

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    02 April 2013
    Article

    The European elite are more afraid of defaults than Russians are of revolutions.



  7. Chavez was no Dictator

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    11 March 2013
    Article

    The Russian blogosphere is sharply divided over the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, with some people expressing vulgar joy at his passing, and others pouring out passionate eulogies.

  8. Can Russia come up with a new foreign policy strategy?

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    16 October 2012
    Article

    An illuminating  essay on historical developments in Russia's foreign policy over the last century that argues that only internal political collapse now has the chance to inaugurate a new foreign policy relevant to a post-crisis world.

  9. The World's Largest Pyramid Scheme

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    23 August 2011
    Article

    The United States managed to avert a default, and that is good news. But the partisan battle in Congress sent the stock market plunging, and the decision by Standard & Poor’s to downgrade the country’s credit rating has made matters far worse.

  10. Privatization Follies

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    09 June 2011
    Article

    Who will benefit from a second wave of privatisation in Russia?

  11. Europe's Nationalists waiting in the dark

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    05 May 2011
    Article

    As Brussels bureaucrats and established political parties struggle to answer the current crisis caused by a faulty economic structure, right-wing nationalist parties have increasingly come to the fore in Europe, with Finland's recent election the last contribution to a worrying trend.

  12. Link between capitalism and hunger

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    17 March 2011
    Article

    Speculation on food commodities causes hunger, despite state regulations; thirty years of liberalization of the food market has resulted in a food crisis on a scale higher than ever.

  13. Radical Retirees

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    03 February 2011
    Article

    Russia's youth are much less radical or politically active than Russia's retirees - putting up little resistance as officials gradually encroach upon their rights and entitlements.

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    Boris Kagarlitsky, Dr. Chaohua Wang, Research Scholar in Chinese Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
    21 January 2011
    Multi-media

    The economic elites are turning to a neoliberal Keynesianism to save the crisis of capitalism, which is doomed to fail because it does not address its root causes.

  15. Global Crisis: A Russian Perspective

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    19 January 2011

    The world systems analysis is failing to explain and respond to the current crisis in global capitalism.

  16. The Return of Fascism

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    28 December 2010
    Article

    The logic of Russian fascists has always stood in sharp contrast to the logic and traditions of the development of the nation.

  17. Prokhorov’s Shock Modernization

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    15 November 2010
    Article

    The public outrage that was caused by the leakage of a controversial amendment to the Labor Code in Russia might backfire beyond what the unions anticipated.

  18. Norma Rae Would Be Proud

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    28 October 2010
    Article

    While intellectuals debate whether Russia has a civil society, union leaders created an organization independent of government control with thousands of members.

  19. Controlling People Through Language

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    16 September 2010
    Article

    Market reforms have given rise to new revisions of the language, and all personal activities are now expressed in terms of buying and selling.

  20. A Burning Wake-Up Call

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    02 September 2010
    Article

    Russian authorities and much of the Russian public have pretended up to now that there were no costs to privatisation of forests and that there was no climate crisis. We have to hope this year's fires and heatwave causes a change in policy.

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