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The Market as Automata

The Conservative government recently announced their Spring budget via the near universally derided Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond. My loathing for the Tories is undisguised but when they announce their budget for the year ahead it is time to pay particular attention as it describes, better than any rhetoric, what the beliefs and ideologies of Conservatives are and most importantly where their faith lies which is (and seemingly always has been) in that strange and ephemeral thing: The Market. 1,526 more words

Writings

We Make Our Own History

Review: We make our own history: Marxism and Social Movements in the Twilight of Neoliberalism, Laurence Cox and Alf Gunvald Nilsen (Pluto Press, London 2014) 570 more words

Reviews

'Visualizing Capital' with David Harvey

Marx and Capital: The Concept, The Book, The History
A Series of Six Video Lectures in Political Economy by David Harvey

  1. CAPITAL AS VALUE IN MOTION…
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Truth

Reading Marx's Capital, Volume 1, Class 8

Machinery and Large-Scale Industry

Machines free up time, but not for leisure. Capitalism has other plans for the worker.

speed things up, standardise and control. More gets produced at an ever-accelerating rate, but increasing that rate is the end goal. 1,492 more words

Marx

Reading Marx’s Capital – Volume 1 Class 7

Busy Bees Might Not be Happy Bees

With a limit to the hours of work and the works who can work them the only way to increase surplus value is to increase productivity. 1,200 more words

Marx

Harvey visualizes capital at Oxford

Here’s the video of Harvey’s talk at Oxford a couple of weeks ago, again focusing on his ‘Marx project’ and related adventures in the theory of value. 33 more words

Did we accomplish the revolution in geographic thought?

By Joaquin Villanueva*

A new online symposium in the radical geography journal Antipode reflects on the state of critical and radical geography today, 44 years after David Harvey’s groundbreaking essay “Revolutionary and Counter-Revolutionary Theory in Geography and the Problem of Ghetto Formation”. 537 more words

Interventions