Documentation

Karl Marx

29 Mrz , 2018  

… Marx himself considered his theory of surplus-value his most important contribution to the progress of economic analysis (Marx, letter to Engels of 24 August 1867). It is through this theory that the wide scope of his sociological and historical thought enables him simultaneously to place the capitalist mode of ...

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Documentation, EconoFiction

Commodification

26 Mrz , 2018  

‘Commodification’ is often used as a short-hand way of defining what capitalism does, but all too often it’s used as a synonym for transaction or exchange. Yet buying and selling are not specific to capitalism and, more importantly, there are consequences in organising a critique of, or opposition to capitalism ...

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EconoFiction

Brian Massumis “On the Revaluation of Value” (2)

13 Mrz , 2018  

Das Problem des Exzesses (das Kapital und sein Potenzial) kehrt zurück, wenn es um den Mehrwert geht bzw. um das Kapital in der Qualität des Geldes. Hier ist der Mehrwert als der Effekt eines sich vermehrenden Umschlags des Kapitals gegenüber dem Wert primär, während der Profit sozusagen die punktuelle numerische ...

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