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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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Law of Value 9: Abstract Labor

UPDATE: I can no longer recommend the presentation on Abstract Labor in this video. My thoughts on Abstract Labor have evolved since making this video, as can be seen in more  recent posts on the subject. Therefore I do not … Continue reading

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Law of Value 9: Abstract Labor, draft (parts A and B)

This is draft of my script for Abstract Labor, the 9th video in my Law of Value series. I always appreciate the comments, suggestions and criticism on these drafts. They really help me focus the scripts. This video has a … Continue reading

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Network for the Circulation of Theoretical Struggles

There is a new website in town. Now, perhaps you are already maxed-out on new websites, but I would urge regular readers to consider paying a bit of attention to this new site as it is a bit unique. The … Continue reading

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further draft of subject-object

Perhaps it borders on narcissism to think that the world is interested in following the successive redrafting of the scripts to my videos. But I suppose there are worse things to clutter the internet with. I do always find feedback … Continue reading

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Part 2 of my interview on Diet Soap

Part 2 of My interview on Diet Soap has now been posted.  

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DietSoap Interview on Harvey-Kliman-Wolff

Last week  I did another interview with Doug Lain of Diet Soap. We talked about three different Marxist crisis theorists: David Harvey, Andrew Kliman and Rick Wolff.    

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Left Forum panels from Marxist-Humanist Initiative

I recently enjoyed watching these videos of some Left Forum panels sponsored by the Marxist-Humanist Initiative. Is Socialism Possible? Shockingly the answer is “yes”. This actually two panels featuring quite a variety of speakers including Michael Albert, Andrew Kliman, Anne … Continue reading

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Kapital vol 3; Chapter 14. Counteracting Influences

Capital Vol. III Part III: The Law of the Tendency of the Rate of Profit to Fall Chapter 14. Counteracting Influences (This post is part of an ongoing project: a close reading of volume 3 of Kapital, one post per … Continue reading

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The Tendency of the Mass of Crisis Theory to Rise

This is my first draft of my paper for “The Economic Crisis and the Left Response” which is taking place in New York this coming weekend (11-6-10). “First draft?” you ask, “Isn’t that happening in just 4 days?” Yes, I … Continue reading

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