Tag: Marxist Theory

Anti-capitalism

Abolitionist Socialism

Peter Bloom charts a path toward an abolitionist Marxism rooted in what he calls a “commons sense” for the current moment.

Anti-capitalism

Global Fever

Gareth Dale reviews Andreas Malm’s forthcoming book on responses to the coronavirus and climate change. “Malm describes his project as Leninist—but which of the umpteen Lenins is his?”

Anti-capitalism

Why China Is Capitalist

As of the late 1970s, China has become a fully fledged capitalist nation-state, complete with its own settler colonial projects and characterized by the law of value and the commodity-form.

Capitalism

Notes Toward a More Global History of Capitalism

Andrew Liu explains his new book on the development of capitalism in India and China in relation to his reading of Marx’s Capital. It is the concept of value, he argues, that allows us to fully realize what is novel about capitalist production.

Capitalism

Life vs. Capital

How does the pandemic force us to rethink the relations among capital, state power, and human life?

Capitalism

Salt in the Wound

What sorts of crises are emerging from Covid-19, and how should we understand them in relation to prior crises?

Capitalism

The Virus Infects Politics, Pt. 2

Philosopher Michael Bray provides us with six theses on social reproduction, biopolitical economies, and the legitimacy of states in the context of the current crisis.

Viruses illustrated with beadwork by the artist Ruth Cuthand
Capitalism

The Virus Infects Politics, Pt. 1

Philosopher Michael Bray provides us with six theses on social reproduction, biopolitical economies, and the legitimacy of states in the context of the current crisis.

Anti-capitalism

Leninism?

What should we understand today by the term “Leninism”? How much of it actually derives from Lenin’s theoretical output, or must we examine his actual political practice instead?

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