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Marx After Growth #3 The History of Accumulation

The History of Accumulation In the previous lecture on what’s been called the ‘esoteric’ Marx, I explored a subterranean current of Marxian thought distinct from the ‘exoteric’ Marx of the workers’ movement. This ‘esoteric’ Marxism, sometimes called value-form theory, finds …

Marx After Growth #3 The History of Accumulation

What Do Economists Mean When They Talk About ‚Capital Accumulation‘?

THE MISMATCH THESIS: What do economists mean when they talk about „capital accumulation“? Surprisingly, the answer to this question is anything but clear, and it seems the most unclear in times of turmoil. Consider the „financial crisis“ of the late …

What Do Economists Mean When They Talk About ‚Capital Accumulation‘?

Digital labour, species-becoming and the global worker

This paper places digital labour in the context of recently revived interest in the young Marx’s concept of ‘species-being’ (Gatungswesen). Cryptically and fragmentarily announced in the Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844, but largely abandoned in Marx’s later work, the …

Digital labour, species-becoming and the global worker

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