Common sense was the journal of the Edinburgh conference of Socialist Economics . The magazine produced articles along the lines of Open and Autonomist Marxism
This paper was presented to the CSE Scotland conference on The State, the Poll
Tax and Class Struggle held on 27th January 1990. It is very much the product
of discussions within the CSE Edinburgh group.
This article is a direct appeal for like-minded people to come together in a project of shared political work. The idea is: to muster all available forces to work on a militant class-composition study project. This is to inform, and to be the basis of, possible future political organisation.
Werner Bonefeld's article on primitive accumulation arguing that it is not just a phenomenon relating to the emergence of capitalism but is a necessary element of it, the "social constitution of capitalist social relations".
Maurizio Lazzarato's inquiry into the production of informational/cultural content as a commodity.