Mike Treen

migrant workers NZ

'Being treated like slaves': Migrant labour exploitation as an essential feature of late capitalism

Mike Treen — Working people must fight for a country where full employment and generous welfare systems for the unemployed are important protections for workers.

The inflation blame game and Marx’s crisis theory

Mike Treen — Inflation is back worldwide, and with it  the blame game. So what is the truth behind the claims and counterclaims being made?
Karl Marx

Why Marx was right about capitalism needing to have periodic crises

Mike Treen - The key questions for Marx were understanding why capitalism operates the way it does and whether capitalism is a historically limited system that will reach a limit and need to be superseded.