Category Archives: Interviews

Discussing Volume 2 on Alpha to Omega

I recently appeared on Tom O’Brien’s excellent podcast ‘From Alpha to Omega’. We discussed Volume 2 of Capital and other matters. (Apparently WordPress has made embedding podomatic content more difficult so you must follow the link to get to … Continue reading


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Alan Freeman: Investing in Civilization

  This is a lecture that Marxist economist Alana Freeman gave in China in 2012 on the topic of the Creative Industries. (It’s a practice talk Alan gave in his hotel the day before his actual presentation.) While the talk … Continue reading

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Interview on Alpha2Omega

I recently had the privileged to appear on Tom O-Brien’s excellent podcast Alpha2Omega. We discuss, among other things,  the Occupy movement, Marx’s critique of labor-money. The interview can be heard below. Alpha2Omega is a really excellent podcast. Tom has really … Continue reading

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Discussing Class with Doug Lain

The DietSoap podcast kicked off 2013 with a discussion between Doug Lain and myself about class. Click the picture below to be magically transported to the DietSoap site where you can hear all about it.

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DietSoap Interview Part 2

In the second part of my latest interview with Doug Lain I discuss the different levels of abstraction at which Marx discusses value relations and the particular approach I’ve taken in my Law of Value series. I’m sorry the interview … Continue reading

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DietSoap- Robots, Abstract Labor, Etc.

In A Recent Interview on the DietSoap Podcast.  I discuss robots, value, abstract labor, and other matters with host Doug Lain. As always, it was an enjoyable interview. Doug is moving his podcast to a new host, so stay tuned … Continue reading

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The Failure of Capitalist Production- Interview With Andrew Kliman

  In late January of 2012 I interviewed Andrew Kliman about his new book on the economic crisis, “The Failure of Capitalist Production.” I am still working on getting a good method of recording Skype interviews so the audio is … Continue reading

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Bertell Ollman Interview: Dialectics, Abstraction, Internal Relations

This is an hour-long interview with dialectical scholar and Marxist philosopher Bertell Ollman. Ollman is a professor of politics at New York University and author of “Dance of the Dialectic: Steps in Marx’s Method” and “Alienation: Marx’s Conception of Man … Continue reading

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