Opinion: The ‘Free Market’ Problem

As often is the ironic truth, failure stems from success. When communism fell, we thought it was capitalism that triumphed. But with the severity of financial crashes, lurid accounts of corporate wrongdoing, unsustainable inequalities and increasingly volatile commodity prices all point in one direction.

Declining private sector growth through the entire capitalist world has for years been patched up by governments that allow their financial institutes to lend and borrow well in excess of economic growth in order to win elections and to fuel a materialist ‘feel-good factor’ in big business and investment institutions to stimulate their high return, short term wants… continue reading →

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About Matthew Beebee

Matthew was born in 1994 in the UK. From an early age Matthew has always been inquisitive and questioned the workings of the world we live in. Due to a strong trade union background in his family, Matthew’s views are in support of the working man and creating a society as equal as possible. Matthew is currently in his last year of school education and hopes to go off to York University to study politics, with a view to a potential career in journalism. His political interests lie in the comparison of political ideologies and 20th century British politics. Matthew is a strong believer in social justice and a political economy that works to the advantage of the most vulnerable in society.

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