New Book: Karl Marx’s Ecosocialism – Capital, Nature, and the Unfinished Critique of Political Economy

By Kohei Saito. From Monthly Review Press: Karl Marx, author of what is perhaps the world’s most resounding and significant critique of bourgeois political economy, has frequently been described as a “Promethean.” According to critics, Marx held an inherent belief in the necessity of humans to dominate the natural world, in order to end material … More New Book: Karl Marx’s Ecosocialism – Capital, Nature, and the Unfinished Critique of Political Economy

New Book: Marx’s Economic Manuscript of 1864-1865

Edited by Fred Moseley. From Haymarket Books: With this volume, Marxist scholars can finally compare Engels’s Volume III with Marx’s original manuscript and evaluate the differences. Marx’s Economic Manuscript of 1864-1865 makes available the original draft manuscript of Volume III of Capital. These notebooks were heavily edited by Engels to prepare the text for publication, … More New Book: Marx’s Economic Manuscript of 1864-1865

‘Africa Rising’ in Retreat – New Signs of Resistance

by Patrick Bond A few years ago, at the very moment that Africa’s GDP ceased its rapid 2002–11 increase, a profound myth took hold in elite economic and political circles, embodied in the slogan “Africa Rising.”1 That myth persists. Deutsche Bundesbank president Jens Weidmann claimed in June 2017 at a Berlin conference that “Africa stands … More ‘Africa Rising’ in Retreat – New Signs of Resistance