In the Soviet Union, capitalism triumphed over communism. In this country [United States], capitalism triumphed over democracy.
Fran Lebowitz, authorSunday, 29 July, 2012, 12:00am
Capitalism in the West is not only deficient and diseased but is not working.
SCMP Business, July 2526 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
If, given the imminent rise of Asia, the world wants to avoid a bleak future, austerity has to be the new global norm. While that suggestion may provoke consternation in many of the world's leading economists, it is still the only way to address global inequalities - which these prominent economists at least profess to care about deeply.16 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying campaigned on the motto 'seeking change while preserving stability'. Nonetheless, business sectors were concerned that his reforms would upset stability. They might have been more worried had Leung been more explicit about the views he expressed in a recent Xinhua interview.25 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
At a time when there is great awareness that mainstream economic theory is seriously flawed, many of us are looking for alternative models. I have in my collection a book by British economist E.F.Schumacher called Small is Beautiful, first published in 1973, but had never read it.18 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
It is rare for Xinhua's Cankao Xiaoxi (Reference News) to lavish a whole page on one report.15 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
Many political commentators have been advising the leadership in Beijing that with all the developed economies in trouble, it's a good time for China to expand reform.13 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
The participants of Occupy Central consist of various individuals, some with political activist affiliations, others with specific causes.23 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
Restlessness and inchoate stirrings of revolt have reached the very gates of the bastions of capitalism, Wall Street in New York and the City of London. For days, protesters have been encamped in both financial capitals raising banners, flags and voices against burning injustices of the modern economic system.22 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
Bravo to Ken Otawi ('Living in Happy Valley cloud land', October 13) for taking issue with William Meacham's criticism of the populist Occupy Wall Street movement ('Wall Street protests echo voice of few', October 11).19 Oct 2011 - 12:00am