A Feminist History of Capitalism

This is a presentation by Lily Matchett and hosted by Sydney Free School & Sydney University’s Postgraduate Women’s Collective. It explores some historical case studies that illuminate how a) the advent of capitalism has affected women’s lives and rights globally b) gender oppression, racism and capitalism are inextricably linked c) past feminist movements have yielded … More A Feminist History of Capitalism

Call For Graduate Student Papers: Global Histories of Capital – New Perspectives on the Global South

The New York University Department of History and the Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies at the New School are inviting abstracts for a one-day workshop Global Histories of Capital: New Perspectives on the Global South. We are seeking paper proposals from advanced graduate students working broadly on themes related to the history of capitalism, historical political … More Call For Graduate Student Papers: Global Histories of Capital – New Perspectives on the Global South

New book by Ann Pettifor: The Production of Money – How to Break the Power of Bankers

From Verso: What is money, where does it come from, and who controls it? In this accessible, brilliantly argued book, leading political economist Ann Pettifor explains in straightforward terms history’s most misunderstood invention: the money system. Pettifor argues that democracies can, and indeed must, reclaim control over money production and restrain the out-of-control finance sector … More New book by Ann Pettifor: The Production of Money – How to Break the Power of Bankers

New Book by Dale Johnson: Social Inequality, Economic Decline, and Plutocracy – An American Crisis

From Palgrave: This book aims to further an understanding of present day America by exploring counter-hegemony to the rule of capital and offering guidelines for strategizing change proceeding from the dialectic of What Is and What Ought to Be. The author analyzes neoliberal global order and its political expressions through discussions of the dominance of … More New Book by Dale Johnson: Social Inequality, Economic Decline, and Plutocracy – An American Crisis

New Book: States of Discipline – Authoritarian Neoliberalism and the Contested Reproduction of Capitalist Order

From Rowman & Littlefield. Edited by Cemal Burak Tansel: Despite the severity of the global economic crisis and the widespread aversion towards austerity policies, neoliberalism remains the dominant mode of economic governance in the world. What makes neoliberalism such a resilient mode of economic and political governance? How does neoliberalism effectively reproduce itself in the … More New Book: States of Discipline – Authoritarian Neoliberalism and the Contested Reproduction of Capitalist Order