Edited by Gerald Hubmann & Marcel van der Linden. From Haymarket Books: For almost 150 years, scholars have been debating how to interpret Marx’s seminal work Capital while they had access to just some of Marx’s economic manuscripts. This changed in 2013 with the publication of all the known economic writings of Marx and Engels … More New Book: Marx’s Capital – An Unfinishable Project?
By Intan Suwandi, R. Jamil Jonna and John Bellamy Foster (originally posted at Monthly Review), Twenty-first-century capitalist production can no longer be understood as a mere aggregation of national economies, to be analyzed simply in terms of the gross national products (GDPs) of the separate economies and the trade and capital exchanges occurring between them. … More Global Commodity Chains and the New Imperialism
By James Parisot, The continuing debate over contemporary imperialism triggered by John Smith’s criticisms of David Harvey has been wide ranging and brought forth many important questions for 21st century global capitalism. The discussion was primarily centered around insights from Smith’s book Imperialism in the Twenty-First Century regarding questions of economic exploitation between those countries … More The Real History of Imperialism: A Comment by James Parisot on Recent Debates
Edited by Guglielmo Carchedi and Michael Roberts. From Haymarket Books: The most comprehensive empirically based defense of Marx’s law of profitability as the cause of Capitalist crises. Most mainstream economists view capitalism’s periodic breakdowns as nothing more than temporary aberrations from an otherwise unbroken path toward prosperity. For Marxists, this fundamental flaw has long been … More New Book: World in Crisis – Marxist Perspectives on Crash & Crisis
This is a set of slides that I developed to introduce my undergrad students to Marx’s economic views. Hope others will find them helpful. https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1tdUBxTPtZ9qzGJu-D0jOUkxTtSRm92R13GZktGkjO6I/edit?usp=sharing I’ll appreciate all comments. Julio Huato
It is with a heavy heart that I announce that the pioneering political economist Samir Amin has passed. May he Rest In Power. From a Marxist perspective, Samir Amin was highly influential in contributing to the trenchant literature on imperialism, dependency theory/world-systems analysis & monopoly capital, and for coining the term Eurocentrism. Below is a … More RIP, Samir Amin (1931-2018)
By Jonathan F. Cogliano, Peter Flaschel, Reiner Franke, Nils Fröhlich, and Roberto Veneziani. From Edward Elgar: This book provides a comprehensive and rigorous, yet accessible, analysis of classical and Marxian price and value theory using the tools of contemporary economic analysis. The broad conceptual framework and methodology of Marx and the classical authors offers interesting … More New Book: Value, Competition and Exploitation – Marx’s Legacy Revisited