Istvan Meszaros and Marx’s theory of alienation

By Judy Cox, Istvan Meszaros was an eminent and celebrated Marxist philosopher who played a huge role in introducing Marx’s theory of alienation to a new generation of Marxists in the 1970s. Meszaros’s writings are richly theoretical and indispensable for those interested in Marxist philosophy. Meszaros was an assistant to the great Hungarian Marxist, Georg … More Istvan Meszaros and Marx’s theory of alienation

CT&T: 150 years of Capital

150 years of Capital, Edited by Mike Grimshaw and Cindy Zeiher Cindy Zeiher, Mike Grimshaw, Introduction – Rethinking Marx’s Capital, Vol 1 Michael Heinrich, 150 Years of Capital-with No End in Sight. Unsystematic Remarks on a Never-ending Story Silvia Federici, Notes on Gender in Marx’s Capital Moishe Postone, The Current Crisis and the Anachronism of … More CT&T: 150 years of Capital

New Book: Red Flag Unfurled – History, Historians, and the Russian Revolution

by Ronald Grigor Suny. From Verso: Reflecting on the fate of the Russian Revolution one hundred years after October, Ronald Grigor Suny—one of the world’s leading historians of the period—explores the historiographical controversies over 1917, Stalinism, and the end of “Communism” and provides an assessment of the achievements, costs, losses and legacies of the choices … More New Book: Red Flag Unfurled – History, Historians, and the Russian Revolution

New Book: Marx’s Theory of the Genesis of Money – How, Why, and Through What is a Commodity Money?

By Samezō Kuruma. Translated and edited by Michael Schauerte. From Brill: In this volume, Marx’s Theory of the Genesis of Money. How, Why, and Through What is a Commodity Money?, the first of the author’s works to be translated into English, Samezō Kuruma examines the different angles from which Marx analyses the commodity and money … More New Book: Marx’s Theory of the Genesis of Money – How, Why, and Through What is a Commodity Money?