Politics


Make capital work for us!

Posted on 5 November 2019 by Jonathan Preminger

In our latest post, Dr Jonathan Preminger and Dr Guy Major make a real-world proposal for gradual transformation of the economy. They argue that employee ownership is crucial for economic democracy, in a climate where worker-controlled firms can struggle to raise needed funds. In response to growing popular discontent with traditional shareholder capitalism that works
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Labour and Wales

Posted on 5 February 2019 by Jonathan Rees

Professors Leighton Andrews and Calvin Jones discuss the new Welsh First Minister’s campaigning platform of ‘21st Century Socialism’ and its potential to change Wales and the Welsh economy. Taking in the foundational economy, procurement, transport, environmental issues, housing, construction, devolution and, of course, Brexit, their discussion addresses some of the major issues of Wales’ political
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Trade unionism and the concrete universal

Posted on 31 January 2019 by Jonathan Preminger

In our latest blog, Dr Jonathan Preminger outlines how we might (re-) discover the radical potential of trade unionism in response to a post capitalist future. Visions of post-work societies gaining increasing popularity on the liberal left embrace an appealing universalism in which everyone’s basic needs are covered. They argue that as robots take over
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The public value business school

Posted on 11 December 2018 by Martin Kitchener

In our latest post, Professor Martin Kitchener spoke with Your Public Value, an NGO based in Berlin to explain how and why Cardiff Business School decided to pursue a strategy which foregrounds social and economic development. It all started when I became Dean of Cardiff Business School six years ago, and I focused on defining
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Jair Bolsonaro: how business elites helped him to power in Brazil – and why they might regret it

Posted on 30 November 2018 by Heike Doering

In our latest post, Dr Heike Doering explains how Brazil’s business elite has influenced the country’s politics. Her research with colleagues Professor Glenn Morgan, University of Bristol and Dr Marcus Gomes, University of Exeter, reveals how Brazil’s political barometer has swung from far left to far right since 2002. Brazil has just experienced one of
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