• Quinn Slobodian: Can Democracy be Safe from the Market?

    A new history of capitalist policy initiatives focuses on the "zone," a territory of radical deregulation where capital is free from constraint by democracy. A reviewer asks whether there can be a zone where democracy is insulated against the market. 

  • Can Capitalism Exist Without Excess?

    by Trevor Jackson

    The pandemic supply chain disruptions have focused attention on shortages, but the problem of gluts—of food being destroyed when it can't be profitably sold–reflects a deeper problem with global capitalism. 

  • We’ve Never Been Here Before

    by Adam Tooze

    There are historical analogies to this kind of collective shutdown, but they are not attractive.