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Notes on the Fragment on Machines

The “Fragment on Machines” is the best known (and perhaps least understood) portion of Marx’s tremendous collection of notes known as the Grundrisse. It has been subjected to study by seemingly every Marxist or pseudo-Marxist theorist since the 1970s, from the pioneers of the… 2,066 more words

How I Became a Left Communist

I’ve considered myself some from of leftist since about the age of 14 or so. However, about seven months ago I became an Anarchist. This may sound like a short time but it had quite an influence on me. 1,207 more words


". . . low-skill[ed] labor has no scarcity value in the Digital Revolution, and its value is heading to zero, regardless of what we may believe or hope."

The following article is a must-read for anyone wanting to understand the current economy and to add to your breadth of knowledge that you take into a job interview.   1,858 more words

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Constellation - Stuff: Objects and Materiality in Society; Use-value, Exchange-value, Sign-value

Choose an object from within your practise and apply the theories of Use-value, Exchange-Value and Sign-Value.

Baudrillard explains that ‘functional logic’ (or Marx’s Use-Value) refers to the ability of and object to perform a… 334 more words


David Harvey: The 17 contradictions of capitalism

David Harvey (2014): The 17 contradictions of capitalism

David Harvey is Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Geography at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. 11 more words