New Book: Literature of Revolution – Essays on Marxism

By Norman Geras. From Verso: This influential collection explores the pivotal texts and topics in the Marxist tradition. Ranging over questions of social theory, political theory, moral philosophy and literary criticism, it looks at the thought of Marx and Trotsky, Luxemburg, Lenin and Althusser. Included here are Geras’s influential and widely cited treatment of fetishism … More New Book: Literature of Revolution – Essays on Marxism

The Significance of Marx’s Theory of Money

By Ramaa Vasudevan, Marx’s theory of money was integral to his analysis of capitalist dynamics. The rich potential of Marx’s analysis of money has, unfortunately, not received the attention it deserves both by political economists and by those who have been inspired by Marx’s political vision. One problem is that Marx has for a long … More The Significance of Marx’s Theory of Money

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

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”

Capital 150: Marx’s Capital Today – King’s College

Dates of Event: 19th September 2017 – 20th September 2017 Last Booking Date for this Event: 20th September 2017 Description: 19th September: 1100-2000hrs | 20th September: 1000-1600hrs International conference sponsored by Department of European and International Studies, King’s College London, and thenextrecession.wordpress.com blog. Karl Marx published the first volume of his life work, Capital: A Critique of Political Economy, in September 1867. Together … More Capital 150: Marx’s Capital Today – King’s College