Unforgotten Wounds: Remembering Ali Mustafa

Toward the end of his review of the moving film, 5 Broken Cameras, came words that stayed with me. Celebrating this documentary of one Palestinian village’s resistance to colonization, Ali …

Anti-Capitalist Politics in the Canadian State

The following article is part of a four-person symposium hosted by New Socialist webzine. You can find the full forum here: http://www.newsocialist.org/692-up-against-the-neoliberal-parties-what-should-the-left-do-four-views Anyone looking for easy answers to the challenges of …

Addressing Inequality by Rebuilding the Labour Movement

My contribution to the “inequality debate” hosted by the Broadbent Institute. Written December 2012; posted January 23, 2013: While growing social inequality is the product of a multi-pronged economic, political …

Toronto Launch and Celebration for Monsters of the Market

On December 3, 2012, nearly 200 people crammed the Ballroom at the Gladstone Hotel in Toronto to celebrate the launch (in paperback) of Monsters of the Market: Zombies, Vampires and …

The Continuing Global Slump

By David McNally This article will be the afterword to the forthcoming Danish translation of the author’s book Global Slump: The Economics and Politics of Crisis and Resistance — NSW. …

Zombies: Apocalypse or Rebellion?

(Published October 23, 2012 at Jacobin) “Dead is in,” proclaims a Halloween poster outside my local thrift store. Case in point, consider the record ratings for the recent season premier …

Greek Lessons: Democracy versus Debt-Bondage

It is a truism to say that democracy began with the Greeks – less so to say that it originated in popular rebellion against debt and debt-bondage. Yet, with the …

Follow the Money: Behind the European Debt Crisis Lie More Bank Bailouts

While I was cursing the inane mainstream commentary on the global economy recently, I was reminded of a pivotal scene in the 1976 movie, All the President’s Men. As two …

And They Call This a Recovery?

  By David McNally The strut of confidence is gone and the jitters are back. A flurry of dreadful statistics at the end of April made sure of that. On …

Toronto Book Launch for Global Slump

On January 20, 2011 about 200 people gathered in Toronto's Lula Lounge for the launch of Global Slump: the Economics and Politics of Crisis and Resistance. Emcees Liam McNally Faria Kamal (No One Is Illegal, Toronto) and Syed Hussan (No One Is Illegal, Toronto) introduced the event. Jesook Song (Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto and New Socialist Group) and John Clarke (Ontario Coalition Against Poverty) offered appreciations of the book. After brief opening remarks, David McNally did a short reading from the text. Music at the opening and conclusion is "Revolution" by Nina Simone.