Monthly Review

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Articles from Vol. 52, No. 11, April

New Economy.Same Irrational Economy
What can we say about the assertion that there is a "New Economy"? That depends on what we mean by this term. It is nonsense to claim, and few do any more, that the business cycle has been eliminated or that the contradictions of capitalism have been...
The Disposable Worker
During the late-1990s the United States experienced rapid economic growth. But while the unemployment rate by 1999 had fallen to its lowest point since the 1960s, the number of contingent and nonstandard workers reached an all-time high. The term...
The Magical-Market World of Disney
Discussions of the New Economy generally point to media and communication as the dynamic industries that are at the eye of the free market hurricane. The creation of ideas and images, we are told, has overtaken the production of things. The culture...
The "New" Economy and the Labor Movement
A New Economy? Today, we hear a lot of talk about the New Economy, much of it unsubstantiated and hyperbolically stated. In the United States, for example, consumers are supposedly concerned, as never before, with high-quality goods and services tailored...
The "New Economy" and the Speculative Bubble: An Interview with Doug Henwood
Doug Henwood, author of Wall Street: How It Works and for Whom (Verso, 1997) and publisher and primary author of the newsletter Left Business Observer, is a frequent contributor to Monthly Review. Doug was interviewed earlier this year for the San...
The New Economy Myth and Reality
"Structural Change in the New Economy" delivered to the National Governors' Association on July 11, 2000, Greenspan argued that "it is the proliferation of information technology throughout the economy that makes the current period appear so different...
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