capitalism

Reforming the reformers - Gilles Dauvé

A short review by Gilles Dauvé of Thomas Piketty's Capital in the 21st century.

International Council Correspondence Volume 3, Number 7-8

The Volume 3, Number 7-8 (August 1937) issue of International Council Correspondence.

Law of Value: the series

Brendan Cooney explains the Law of Value in an excellent ten part video series

Shift work disorder and the normalisation of exhaustion

Pharmaceutical capitalism brings us a new stimulant, and an increasingly mechanized body.

The market - John O'Neill

John O'Neill draws on considerable research in this area to provide an overdue critical evaluation of the limits of the market, and future prospects for non-market socialism.

Bitcoin: Finally, fair money?

Bitcoins

Bitcoin is a decentralised digital currency, functioning without a central bank. But does it actually differ from "real" money, and can it help positive social change?

Global market failure and the necessity for a new world

Globalisation creates externalities of planetary scale that bring with them systemic breakdown. A new world world free of externalities requires economic democracy federated to the global level.

Breaks - Scott Nappalos & Monica Kostas

A short account about breaks at work and life under capitalism.

On America, part 4: I hate my job

When it comes to problems on the job, we're generally given few options: quit, vote, join a union. Here's why that's not good enough.

The final part in a series challenging some of the underlying assumptions of American political thought, earlier parts here, here, and here.

Crisis of civilisation - Gilles Dauvé

Dauvé argues that all crises are crises of social reproduction, and analyses in detail the similarities and differences between the current crisis and previous crises.