Kritik der öffentlichen Finanzen
Die Finanzkrise des Staates, erneut betrachtet
Schlagworte:Finanzsystem, Staat, Krise, Politische Ökonomie
This review of radical approaches to public finance starts with Marx' various plans to deal with taxes and public debt. Contrary to the conventional view, the state and its economic power are present in Marx' general theory of capitalism as well as in his theories of crisis. After World War I, a long debate on the the (tax) state" began which has inspired the debates on state interventionism and crisis in the 1970s, James O'Connor's widely influential concept of the "fiscal crisis" of tl,e state is revisited and reassessed within the context of contemporary fiscal crises.