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17 Articles by: Grace Blakeley

Grace Blakeley is a staff writer at Tribune, and the author of Stolen: How to Save the World from Financialisation.

Why the Superrich Keep Getting Richer

Billionaires like Jeff Bezos aren't obscenely wealthy because they work harder than everyone else or they're more innovative. They're obscenely wealthy because their corporate empires drain society's resources — and we'd all be better off without them.

Democratic Socialism Is Still the Future

Despite this weekend's defeat for the Left in the leadership election, Jeremy Corbyn's democratic socialism remains hugely popular among Labour members – and the only way out of the economic crisis we find ourselves in. As Corbyn himself put it: "There is no such thing as Corbynism. There is socialism."

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The Coronavirus Economic Crash

Today's coronavirus crash in the stock market exposed the frailty of global capitalism. With governments tapped out on quantitative easing, only significant public investment on the scale of a Green New Deal can prevent a slump.