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Notes on Anwar Shaikh:  Capitalism: Competition, Conflict, Crises

The systemic order of the capital economy is generated in and by continuous disorder: just as order cannot be equated with the optimum of regularity, disorder cannot be identified with the absence of order or with pure chaos. According to …

Notes on Anwar Shaikh:  Capitalism: Competition, Conflict, Crises

How Marxism today has to read Das Kapital and how it has to analyze the current capital relations.

Already for Marx, an important consequence concerning the extraction of surplus value in commodity production is that surplus value is transformed into what we call today an asset. The asset in this context is a means by which surplus value …

How Marxism today has to read Das Kapital and how it has to analyze the current capital relations.

Anthropocene, Capitalocene & the Flight
from World History: Dialectical Universalism
& the Geographies of Class Power in the
Capitalist World-Ecology, 1492-2022

The roots of Cheap Nature and its double register – economic exploitationand geocultural domination – are found in modern imperialism. Imperialism is thebourgeoisie’s preferred mode of class formation because it more readily brings to bearthe military and juridical power of …

Anthropocene, Capitalocene & the Flight
from World History: Dialectical Universalism
& the Geographies of Class Power in the
Capitalist World-Ecology, 1492-2022

War, Capitalism, Ecology:
Why can’t Bruno Latour understand anything about them?

Faced with the war that has broken out in Ukraine, the philosopher-ecologist is lost. Overwhelmed by the events, he “does not know how to cope with the two tragedies at once,” that is, Ukraine and global warming. The only claim he …

War, Capitalism, Ecology:
Why can’t Bruno Latour understand anything about them?

Seeking the “Spirit of Capitalism”: The German Historical School and the Controversies about the Origins of Capitalism

The question of the origins or genesis of capitalism preoccupied thewriters of the so-called German Historical School and led to fiercedisputes between them in the first three decades of thetwentieth century. Its “background” was Marx’s theory ofcapitalism and its genesis …

Seeking the “Spirit of Capitalism”: The German Historical School and the Controversies about the Origins of Capitalism

Capital theory with Deleuze/Guattari or the Anarchy of Machines – 50 years Anti-Ödipus

The flow of subjective labor and the flow of objective capital. At the moment, more precisely, in the passage of time (which has extended over longer historical periods) in which intrinsically contingent encounters (those of the flows of money-capital and …

Capital theory with Deleuze/Guattari or the Anarchy of Machines – 50 years Anti-Ödipus

Financial Capital in the 21th Century / Introduction

published by Palgrave The world economy is still in a phase of secular stagnation with persistently low growth rates of real gross domestic product.[1] The postwar litanies of boundless economic growth repeatedly preached by the representatives of capital and the …

Financial Capital in the 21th Century / Introduction

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