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    1. FT Alphaville

      December 16, 2014

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - Michael Lewis wants all under 35 males with egos off Wall St. The value of personal experience… -...

    2. FT Alphaville

      November 21, 2014

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Friday, - The Karl Marx credit card. - The un-wisdom of crowding out against Keynes. - Scrutinising Zerohedge....

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    1. London and the World

      Exploring the global city, from politics, transport and massive demographic change to ...
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    1. October 26, 2014

      Germany’s left should be brought in from the cold

      Among the most odious of the eastern European communist parties toppled by people power 25 years ago was East Germany’s...

    2. September 25, 2014

      Economics needs to reflect a post-crisis world

      When the global economy crashed in 2008, the list of culprits was long, including dozy regulators, greedy bankers and...

    3. September 21, 2014

      ‘Emerging Africa: How the Global Economy’s Last Frontier Can Prosper and Matter’, by Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu

      Hailing Africa’s glowing fortunes has become standard for anyone keen to flirt with the “frontier”. But the old clichés –...

    4. May 9, 2014

      ‘Eleanor Marx: A Life’, by Rachel Holmes

      Eleanor Marx: A Life, by Rachel Holmes, Bloomsbury, RRP£25, 528 pages Eleanor Marx joked that she had inherited her father’s...

    5. May 1, 2014

      Scots should recall the poverty of the Irish Free State

      Karl Marx was right about one thing. History, in the form of secessionist nationalism within the UK, repeats itself – first...

    6. November 28, 2013

      Conservatives and the cult of home-ownership

      Is the world governed by material interest or the force of ideas? Karl Marx believed it was material interest in the form of...

    7. March 12, 2013

      London’s blue plaques: Marks of a notable past

      Wren’s retreat to the country Given Sir Christopher Wren’s intimate connection with the City of London, it is unexpected to...

    8. March 8, 2013

      Paris Fashion Week 2013

      Ebony and ivory The single biggest trend on the Paris runways was the high-definition contrast between ebony and ivory. They...

    9. January 9, 2013

      Censorship makes China look ridiculous

      It takes an Orwellian sense of irony – or a complete lack of it – for a censor to ban the phrase “freedom of speech”. Yet...

    10. October 26, 2012

      Postcard from ... London

      “It’s the best view in the world,” promises Anders Nyberg, as we stand at the foot of the Shard, London’s newest landmark...

    11. October 10, 2012

      Companies face a new type of opponent

      Campaigners invade a company annual meeting. French workers occupy a factory threatened with closure and refuse to leave....

    12. July 3, 2012

      Peter Blake and Pop Music, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester

      The 29-year-old Peter Blake looks sober enough, standing erect in a suburban English garden and gazing out at us with solemn...

    13. May 4, 2012

      Madame Bovary, c’est moi

      Gustave Flaubert’s great novel Madame Bovary was published in France in 1857, after a notorious obscenity trial, but for...

    14. April 25, 2012

      It’s a trap to see HK’s economy as ‘free’

      From Dr Alexandra Cook. Sir, I welcome the FT’s spotlight on Hong Kong (“A majority to accommodate”, Analysis, April 19)...

    15. March 29, 2012

      The biter bit – in little over a second

      From Mr R.T. Leuchtkafer. Sir, The BATS episode (“BATS bonus doubts after failed IPO”, March 27) is lush with ironies, not...

    16. February 23, 2012

      Tax England’s green and pleasant land

      “Roads are made, streets are made . . electric light turns night into day. . . To not one of those improvements does the...

    17. February 17, 2012

      Europe’s ‘proud empire’ is entering a cul de sac of history

      Nothing is inevitable. It was the first truth I was taught as a Cambridge undergraduate in the 1980s, and it has been...

    18. February 13, 2012

      Look to Germany’s postwar capitalism

      From Dr S. L. Hardy. Sir, Kenneth Rogoff urges the education of the public in variations within capitalism (“Our ignorance...

    19. January 30, 2012

      System has swelled like Aesop’s frog

      From Mr David Seaton. Sir, Reading your Capitalism in Crisis series, I get the feeling that the only thing that was keeping...

    20. FT Alphaville

      January 25, 2012

      Further further reading

      For the commute home, - Expect another year of living dangerously, writes Martin Wolf. - Is the next Karl Marx a management...

    21. FT Alphaville

      January 11, 2012

      Pink picks

      Comment, analysis and more from Wednesday’s FT, Martin Wolf: Hopes in emerging countries Between 2007 and 2012, the Chinese...

    22. January 10, 2012

      Let’s talk about the market economy

      The Financial Times is debating capitalism, but what it is really debating is the future of the market economy. Karl Marx...

    23. December 16, 2011

      An ode to Jonny Wilkinson

      Lefties are a breed apart and I don’t just mean Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. I do not wish to distress Prince William,...

    24. November 10, 2011

      Bankers are part of the overheads

      From Prof John Ure. Sir, James Tillotson (Letters, November 9) gets his Karl Marx wrong. Capitalist bankers are not the...

    25. November 9, 2011

      Perverse realisation of Marxist utopia

      From Mr James Tillotson. Sir, Tony Jackson asks what Karl Marx would have made of the current anti-capitalist protests...

    26. November 6, 2011

      What Marx tells us about the future of banks

      As the anti-capitalist protesters cluster in their encampments across the western world, one pictures the ghost of Karl Marx...

    27. Money Supply

      October 31, 2011

      The ECB, religion and Europe

      A European Central Bank research paper has taken a look at an issue deeper than the eurozone debt crisis – the impact of...

    28. October 7, 2011

      Hero of our time

      A week ago this newspaper suggested that Vladimir Putin, Russia’s prime minister and soon-to-be president, risked going down...

    29. September 22, 2011

      Use the UK’s state bank holdings to speed a recovery

      I am doing something I never expected to do: putting forward a banking proposal. There is, I am glad to say, nothing that is...

    30. September 21, 2011

      They have Marx on their minds

      From Prof August H. Nimtz. Sir, Karl Marx continues to weigh on the brains of contributors to the FT comment page. The only...

    31. FT Alphaville

      September 1, 2011

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Thursday, - Why Buffett’s BofA deal is bad news. - George Magnus says, give Karl Marx a chance. - What is debt?...

    32. August 25, 2011

      Mistaken Marxist moments

      During almost every one of the periodic crises that affect mercantile economies, voices are raised saying “Marx was right...

    33. FT Alphaville

      August 22, 2011

      Finance, more progressive than policy?

      “At a certain stage of development, the material productive forces of society come into conflict with the existing relations...

    34. June 25, 2011

      Illuminations

      Illuminations, by Arthur Rimbaud, translated by John Ashbery, Carcanet, RRP£12.95, 171 pages Arthur Rimbaud, the...

    35. May 27, 2011

      Why Marx was Right

      Why Marx was Right, by Terry Eagleton, Yale University Press, RRP£16.99, 272 pages No subjunctives, no ifs or buts: the...

    36. FT Alphaville

      April 13, 2011

      Further further reading

      For the commute home, where the only industrial policy is your children’s allowance, and returns decline by the year, - Dani...

    37. March 17, 2011

      Another growth strategy; politics as usual

      The UK government is “going for growth”, ignoring sage advice that growth, like happiness, is best achieved by concentrating...

    38. January 26, 2011

      Reputations are made by great PR

      From Mr Philip Whiteley. Sir, Gideon Rachman (“Where have all the thinkers gone?”, January 25) covers most of the reasons...

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