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Surplus Value (draft)

Another draft chapter for my book. All comments welcome. The most interesting part, I think, is the last section. Surplus Value Marx begins Capital with an analysis of the commodity form. He immediately tells us why: because the commodity is … Continue reading

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Critique of Political Economy: C. Theories of the Medium of Circulation and Money – notes

C. Theories of the Medium of Circulation and MoneyAt the end of Chapter 1: Commodities we had “A:Notes on the History of the Theory of Value”. At the end of Chapter 2 part 1: The Measure of Value we had … Continue reading

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Critique of Political Economy Chapter 2 part 3 and 4- notes

3. Money In a text that is so obviously all about money it may seem funny to have the above section title here in the middle of the book. But up until now we have been considering money as a … Continue reading

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Critique of Political Economy. Chapter 2 part 2- notes

2. Medium of Circulation Interesting that Marx has discussed all of these properties of money as measure of value, unit of account and so on, without getting into circulation. Thus, in Marx’s system, money arises out of the nature of … Continue reading

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The Critique of Political Economy- Chapter 2 part 1 notes

the second installment of my notes on the book: Chapter 2: Money or Simple Circulation. Marx tells us that the confusion about money will disappear once we look at the evolution of money. Does he mean the historical evolution or … Continue reading

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The Critique of Political Economy; chapter 1 notes

Summary of Critique of Political Economy Chapter 1 by Karl Marx (Chapter 2 to follow in a future post.) Written before Das Capital, the Critique of Political Economy covers much of the theoretical ground of the opening chapters of Capital … Continue reading

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Law of Value 10: Price and Value

[This is video 10 in my ongoing Law of Value series. It's a controversial topic... so, let's see what folks think of my attempt...] Here’s a yo-yo. Let’s say it took an hour to make, parts and everything. And here’s … Continue reading

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Value-Price- a draft script

This is a draft of the script for my next video “Value and Price”. Any feedback is helpful. The footnotes have yet to be numerically linked to the main text. Intro There is a lot of confusion over Marx’s theory … Continue reading

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Law of Value 9: Abstract Labor

[The video production in Part One of Abstract Labor was done my a fantastic film maker/editor who we shall call 'M' for now. She did a really great job giving the video a consistent, dark vibe and I'm so happy … Continue reading

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Value and Price Q&A

I have been looking forward to finally putting together a script for a video on Value and Price. As a preparation for that task I’ve written the following: an attempted summary of my understanding the topic. The text is peppered … Continue reading

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