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Value Form and Abstract Labour in Marx. A critical review of Alfred Sohn-Rethel’s notion of “real abstraction”

University of Chicago, May 14, 2021. Marx defines the social homogenisation of individual production processes by introducing the term abstract labour. Labour has a dual nature – on the one hand it is concrete labour (labour which produces a concrete …

Value Form and Abstract Labour in Marx. A critical review of Alfred Sohn-Rethel’s notion of “real abstraction”

World accumulation and planetary life, or, why capitalism will not survive until the ‘last tree is cut

How does capitalism work through the web of life? How can we begin to understand capitalism not simply as an economic system of markets and production and a social system of class and culture, but as a way of organising …

World accumulation and planetary life, or, why capitalism will not survive until the ‘last tree is cut

From Commodities to Assets / Capital as Power and the Ontology of Finance

Introduction The wealth of societies in which the capitalist mode of production prevails appears as an immense collection of commodities assets. — paraphrasing Karl Marx The mirages revolt The financial meltdown of 2008 presented an opportunity to examine certain fundamental …

From Commodities to Assets / Capital as Power and the Ontology of Finance

ZU Robert meisters neuem Buch “Justice is an Option” (4) – Eine Umwertung der Finanzmärkte

Der Wert eines risikoreichen Kredits ist der Wert eines risikofreien Kredits minus dem Wert der Garantie, die in der Option besteht, die ausgepreist werden kann, entweder als Versicherungs- oder als Zinsbetrag. Die Liquidität der privaten Kreditmärkte impliziert, dass Kreditgeber und …

ZU Robert meisters neuem Buch “Justice is an Option” (4) – Eine Umwertung der Finanzmärkte

Demography in Europe – a world of inequalities (2015-2020)

Originally published by Grazia Tanta. Summary 1 – Demography reflects the capitalist drift and its promoters 2 – Demographic trends in the European regions 3 – The enduring demographic inequalities 4 – Permanent internal regional inequalities 1 – Demography reflects the capitalist …

Demography in Europe – a world of inequalities (2015-2020)

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