Editor-in-Chief Ben Mackay introduces Canvas’s latest edition on the Middle-East.
Joe Austin examines the dark side of oil, looking beyond the immediate financial benefits of sitting on ‘black gold’.
The recent downgrade of Britain’s credit rating from AAA to AA1 by Moody’s was one of the least surprising decisions in the political year. It was clear that after both France and the USA’s downgrade that the UK, with its growing debt, was also heading
Article by David Jeffery.
Introduction by the Editor.
Article by Eleanor Parker.
Article by Joe Austin.
Welcome to the final issue of the year! In this post, we introduce the issue in a thematic way, including: for and against; issues within capitalism; and, capitalism around the world.
In this article, Joe Austin considers the role of hedge funds in global financial markets and asks whether they played a part in causing the financial crisis that was sparked in 2007. The role of irresponsibility in markets is also explored. As a result of this irresponsibility, it can be argued that they should not be allowed to exist in their current form.