Kerem Nisancioglu (Westminster): The Ottoman Origins of Capitalism: Uneven and Combined Development and Eurocentrism. David Schweickart (Loyola): Tired of Capitalism? How about Something Better? W. I. Robinson (UCSB): Global Capitalism and its Anti-“Human Face”: Organic Intellectuals and Interpretations of the Crisis. Egmont Kakarot-Handtke (Stuttgart): Mathematical Proof of the Breakdown of Capitalism. Simon Springer (Victoria): Postneoliberalism? Darong Dai, Wenzheng Gao, and Guoqiang Tian (Texas A&M): Toward Cooperative Capitalism. From The Economist, a special report on companies and the state: The relationship between business and government is becoming increasingly antagonistic, says Philip Coggan — but the two sides should not overdo it: they need each other. Wolfgang Streeck on the politics of public debt: Neoliberalism, capitalist development, and the restructuring of the state. William Davies on a bibliographic review of neoliberalism. Mark Thoma on why inequality in capitalist systems is not inevitable. Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson on democracy vs. inequality. Capitalism vs. democracy: Thomas B. Edsall reviews Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty (and more and more and more and more and more and more). Jeremy Rifkin on the rise of anti-capitalism. Gary S. Becker on capitalism's nine (and more) lives: Like Karl Marx, present-day doomsayers hail every crisis at the death knell of capitalism — and, like Marx, they're wrong. You can download Global Political Economy: A Marxist Critique by Bill Dunn (2009).

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