The effect of the world crisis in Latin America requires three types of discussion: the immediate economic effect, the long-run political effect and the social measures required to confront the financial collapse.
Chris Harman, leader of the British SWP, accepted an invitation to participate in the Economists’ seminar organised by the IIRE, bringing together leading economists and members of the Fourth International. On that occasion he gave this contribution.
Joel Geier contributed his view of the economic crisis to the IIRE economists’ seminar in a report based on this article.
This article is based on the report given at the IIRE Economists’ seminar in October 2009. It examines European Union policy response to the crisis.
This article examining the food crisis is based on a report given at the IIRE Ecnomists’ seminar in October 2009.
A seminar of economists and leading members of the Fourth International was held from 2-4 October at the International Institute of Research and Education (IIRE) in Amsterdam.