capitalism

Absolute Property - G. Kay and J. Mott

An analysis of the nature and development of private property in relation to the state in class society, and the political prevention of the abundance that modern productive capacities make possible.

The new world order - Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky discusses the New World Order - tri-polar economically, three major economic powers, the United States still the biggest, but declining, relatively, but uni-polar militarily, one military force.

Whither the world - Gilles Dauvé & Karl Nesic

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Gilles Dauvé & Karl Nesic of the Troploin journal discuss the changing nature of capitalism and class struggle in the globalised 'post-Fordist' era.

Re-visiting the east ... and popping in at Marx's - Gilles Dauvé

Construction of the Berlin Wall

Apart from North Korea and Cuba, no country calls itself socialist any more. So why bother about old debates on the nature of the USSR? Since capitalism rules the world, what else is there to know?! A great deal.

Libertarian communism and capitalism - an introduction

libcom.org's old basic introduction to our understanding of the world as it is, what we think can be done to make it better, and how a libertarian communist society could function. We no longer think it is particularly good but reproduce it for reference. We have largely replaced it with our introductory guides.

Capitalism under fire - International Herald Tribune

In this age of "La Pensée Unique" and corporate control of the mass media it's rare to find articles that get through the editing control net. But this from the International Herald Tribune no less, is one of those rare ones.

Reading capital politically - Harry Cleaver

Reading Capital Politically - Harry Cleaver.

Harry Cleaver's seminal work on forming a practical, political interpretation of Marx's Capital.

Black capitalism - Lorenzo Komboa Ervin

Black Capitalism, by anarchist Lorenzo Komboa Ervin, 2001.

About the Revolution - Jacques Camatte

From Invariance Series 2 No. 2 April 1972. This translation was made by David Brown in 1982 and was intended to be published with a translation of 'Capital and Community: The Results of the immediate Process of Production and the Economic Work of Marx' and some other texts by Camatte. This didn't happen and it had a very restricted circulation as a photocopied manuscript until the early 90's when Unpopular Books (London) produced a limited photocopy edition.

The reproduction of daily life - Fredy Perlman

Fredy Perlman's excellent analysis of alienation and the way in which we as workers reproduce the capitalist economy in our everyday lives.