Julian Assange remains lodged in the Ecuadorian Embassy in Knightsbridge while the Correa Government decides whether to grant him political asylum. Meanwhile, the WikiLeaks founder remains committed to standing for the Australian Senate whenever the next Federal Election is called. Whether he can campaign on the ground or not will depend on his circumstances but…

On August 15, 1971, US President Richard Nixon changed the world capitalist economic order. What happened that day is the starting point of any understanding of the desperate crisis striking at the heart of the system in Europe and the United States. At a stroke, Nixon cancelled the convertibility of the dollar into gold which had underwritten…