marxism

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”

Autonomist Marxism and World-Ecology: For a Political Theory of the Ecological Crisis

This paper aims to articulate an “encounter” between operaismo (Wright, 2017 – in English literally “workerism”, but often referred to as “Autonomist Marxism”, from now on AM, highlighting a horizon of worker autonomy from capital) and World-Ecology (Moore, 2015a – …

Autonomist Marxism and World-Ecology: For a Political Theory of the Ecological Crisis

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

The working class and the middle classes: Allies in a common anti-neoliberal strategy?

John Milios & George Economakis Austerity constitutes the cornerstone of neoliberal policies. On the surface, itworks as a strategy of reducing entrepreneurial cost. Austerity reduces labour costs ofthe private sector, increases profit per (labour) unit cost and thereon boosts the …

The working class and the middle classes: Allies in a common anti-neoliberal strategy?

Die unerhörte Sprache des Riot. Joshua Clovers Riot.Strike.Riot.

“Die Riots kommen; sie sind bereits da. Weitere sind unterwegs, daran besteht kein Zweifel. Und sie verdienen eine angemessene Theorie.” – Joshua Clover (2016) “You will notice the weather only when it starts to die.” – Sean Bonney (2016) Riots …

Die unerhörte Sprache des Riot. Joshua Clovers Riot.Strike.Riot.

Credit Creation, Debt and the State with Special Reference to and Critique of Modern Money Theory. (actualized version)

Among other things, we try to establish a connection between the credit creation of private banks (and the central bank), general indebtedness and economic growth under capitalism, and all this with the inclusion of a critique of Modern Money Theory. …

Credit Creation, Debt and the State with Special Reference to and Critique of Modern Money Theory. (actualized version)

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