Ann Pettifor

What Labour Would Mean for Business – FT video

Jim Pickard, political editor of the Financial Times, looks at how, behind divisions over Brexit and anti-semitism, there is a radical agenda led by shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell. Jim interviews a range of advisers, including yours truly. The video can be viewed here.  

Jeremy Corbyn’s Inner Circles – by the Financial Times

Today the Financial Times published a visual survey of figures around Jeremy Corbyn, Opposition leader and head of the British Labour Party. The story can be found here: https://ig.ft.com/jeremy-corbyn-labour-inner-circles/. I feature in it. There is one minor error: I did not ‘step away’ from advising the Corbyn team after the European Referendum of 2016. The …

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A brief history of Tory economic incompetence

The following was published by the Fabian Society on 8 March, 2019. On the 4thMarch, 2019 the New York Times published The Curious Case of  ‘Failing Grayling’– the Conservative government’s Transport Minister. Soon it issued an embarrassing retraction: “Because of an editing error ..this article misstated the amount that ..Chris Grayling’s misadventures had cost British taxpayers. It …

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On capital vs exchange controls

This article appeared on the Progressive Economy Forum website on 29 January, 2019. Last week John McDonnell MP took the opportunity to “make explicit” that a Labour government would not introduce capital controls. The Financial Times covered the story, and like many, got its exchange and capital controls in a tangle. The UK had various …

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The Latent Unused Power of Citizens & The Production of Public Collateral

The following is a very long, but I hope worthwhile read…published by the Trans National Institute’s stunningly well produced Report State of Power, 2019: Finance –   in January, 2019, and edited by Nick Buxton. Until we fully grasp the importance of public debt to the finance sector, immensely wealthy, globalised corporations will continue to parasitically …

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Its time for Jeremy Corbyn to come out for another Referendum.

This article appeared in the New Statesman on 10 January, 2019 There is a tide in the affairs of men. Throughout his political career Jeremy Corbyn has fought for Labour’s leadership to honour the views of the membership. Some of the most influential of his staff will not be aware of those struggles as they …

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Of bollygarchs, gombeens & spivs: welcome to the world of financial corruption

These reviews of books on financial corruption appeared in the Times Literary Supplement on 13 November, 2018. Ten years ago, just after the collapse of Lehman’s and as the Great Financial Crisis intensified, I complained in the Guardian about the globally coordinated 0.5% cut in interest rates by central bankers. It was too little too …

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Yours truly at National Theatre discussion on The Lehman Trilogy

After attending a performance of the Lehman Trilogy, I was honoured to join a panel at the National Theatre on 16th October, 2018 to discuss the play. Readers will know that the play was directed by Sam Mendes, and starred three great actors in all of the complex parts: Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles. It was, …

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