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Inequality of Wealth in the US; Radio Free Humanity, ep. 12

  Brendan interviews Andrew about his recent study “Wealth Inequality in the U.S.: Its Level, Trend, and Significance.” They discuss differences between what the wealthy own and what working people own––the massive difference in the amount, but also how the … Continue reading

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Defending, and Transcending, Liberal Democracy- Radio Free Humanity; Episode 11

Episode 11: Defending, and Transcending, Liberal Democracy The co-hosts interview Adam Plante, a young New York City education activist and Marxist-Humanist thinker, about his work on liberal democracy. With respect to the current moment, they discuss such topics as Plante’s … Continue reading

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Uprising in Lebanon. Episode 6 of Radio Free Humanity: the Marxist-Humanist Podcast

Episode 6: The Uprising in Lebanon The co-hosts interview Jade Saab, a Lebanese-Canadian Ph.D. student and author of “Uprising in Lebanon Aims to Replace Entire Political System,” published last month in With Sober Senses. Saab provides us with an update … Continue reading

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Radio Free Humanity, Episode 2: Fighting White Nationalism

In this episode of “Radio Free Humanity: The Marxist-Humanist Podcast,” we draw lessons from Karl Marx’s political writings to better understand the political orientation needed today to best fight the scourge of white nationalism. Andrew Kliman discusses some of his … Continue reading

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Are Corporations People? Is Romney?

Watching Democracy Now on Friday Jan 6th I saw another sad exchange on the topic of “corporate personhood”, the strange legalistic side-track that seems to have galvanized so much of the passions of Occupiers. Two days earlier Mark Provost of … Continue reading

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Capital Vol. III Part III Chapter 15. Exposition of the Internal Contradictions of the Law

Capital Vol. III Part III The Law of the Tendency of the Rate of Profit to Fall Chapter 15. Exposition of the Internal Contradictions of the Law After two chapters of pretty straightforward exposition of the falling rate of profit … Continue reading

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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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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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Left Forum 2010

Below are video from 3 different panel from the March 2010 Left Forum in New York City. There is a lot of stuff here so let me describe and recommend a few highlights for viewers with less time on their hands.

Probably the most frequent question I get from viewers/readers is: “Okay, you have critiqued capitalism. Now what is the solution?” I usually respond by saying that we need to understand the problem better before we can begin to articulate solutions. Here, I am pleased to post some thoughts on what it means to overthrow capital and some of the ways it can be thought about: Check out Anne Jaclard and Andrew Kliman’s talks on the “Future of World Capitalism” series and the discussion that followed. These will be of interest to many viewers who want to know what it means to overthrow the law of value. Continue reading

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