Historical Materialism Sydney 2017 – Capital and the Revolt Against Capitalism

The sixth annual Historical Materialism Sydney conference on new Marxist research will be held at The University of Sydney New Law Building on Thursday 7th and Friday 8th December, 2017. This year the conference will feature a keynote by Jason W. Moore, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Binghamton University, and Coordinator of the World-Ecology Research … More Historical Materialism Sydney 2017 – Capital and the Revolt Against Capitalism

New Book: Economics and Other Disciplines – Assessing New Economic Currents

By Ricardo F. Crespo. From Routledge: During the second half of the twentieth century, economics exported its logic – utility maximization – to the analysis of several human activities or realities: a tendency that has been called “economic imperialism”. This book explores the concept termed by John Davis as “reverse imperialism”, whereby economics has been … More New Book: Economics and Other Disciplines – Assessing New Economic Currents

Some Remarks on MMT & Marxism in Light of David Harvey’s “Marx, Capital, and the Madness of Economic Reason”

By Scott Ferguson, Epicurus supposed that even in the midst of the void the atoms declined slightly from the straight line, and from this, he said, arose freedom. -Pierre Bayle, quoted by Karl Marx Money is no object. -Stephanie Kelton Viewed from afar, Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) and Marxism appear opposed. Contemporary Marxists such as … More Some Remarks on MMT & Marxism in Light of David Harvey’s “Marx, Capital, and the Madness of Economic Reason”