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The Law of Value 2: The Fetishism of Commodities

part 2 in the Law of Value series. There are a lot of people that are really powerful in the world: Presidents, CEO’s, bankers, leaders of movements… But there is an object, a thing, that is more powerful than any … Continue reading

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Questions regarding the Labor Theory of Value?

I’m remaking my Labor Theory of Value video. My current plan is to break up the topic into various sub-topics like the fetishism of commodities, use-value and exchange value, supply and demand, abstract labor, socially necessary labor time, skilled labor, … Continue reading

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Work

Work. Part One: Part Two: Human beings have always worked. But the way we work has changed over time. In working we not only create the necessities for our own survival but we create the world around us and create … Continue reading

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Consume!

This video on consumption and underconsumption theory is part of a larger, ongoing set of videos about the nature of economic crisis in a capitalist society. Continue reading

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What is capital?

I’ve talked about capitalism. I’ve talked about capitalists. But I haven’t explicitly talked about capital itself. That’s the purpose of this video. The term “capital” is often overused, allowed to describe any asset regardless of how this economic asset is … Continue reading

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What is Capitalism?

What is capitalism? Part 1: Part 2: In many videos I’ve argued that exploitation is central to capitalism. In my recent video on money I explained how the contradictions within money itself can only be resolved by a process which … Continue reading

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