The power, potential and peril of the GameStop affair

Is the online rebellion of small investors a sign of a wider revolt against capitalism, or financialization in a new form? ROAR Magazine Author_ Max Haiven February 3, 2021 There is an apocryphal story that, in the ancient mediterranean, slaves being transported to market in the hold of a ship realized that, though otherwise powerless, […]

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Gamestop — And the Financial Game that Never Stops!

This past week a video game company in trouble, Gamestop, became the center of media attention.  Day traders had driven up the company’s stock price by thousands of percent in just one day. The mainstream media narrative was the ‘small guy’ investor challenged the big boys of finance who had bet Gamestop stock price would […]

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