economics

Black Reconstruction in America: W.E.B. Du Bois

Black Reconstruction in America:

W.E.B. Du Bois's massive essay about the Reconstruction period in the aftermath of the US Civil War. Du Bois argues that the period represented an potential revolutionary moment in which the southern black population played an active and crucial role.

The sad conceit of Participatory economics

Anarchist Federation critically discusses Participatory Economics( Parecon)

From Organise Issue 62, Summer 2004.

see original here http://flag.blackened.net/af/org/issue62/index.html

What is wrong with free money?

Cristicuffs and Gruppen discuss Universal Basic Income(also known as Citizens income, Citizens Wage etc) and critique the idea from an anti-authoritarian left position as fundamentally inadequate and mistaken.

Understanding Capital - Duncan K. Foley

Understanding Capital is a brilliantly lucid introduction to Marxist economic theory. Duncan Foley builds an understanding of the theory systematically, from first principles through the definition of central concepts to the development of important applications. All of the topics in the three volumes of Capital are included, providing the reader with a complete view of Marxist economics.

Essays on Volumes I, II and III of Marx's 'Capital'

The essays in this collection address specific themes of Marx's 'Capital'. Although the essays can be read independently, they present complementary perspectives on issues at the cutting edge of recent scholarship on Marx's work. Although all Parts of Capital are discussed, the book is not intended to be a textbook, it will be read by specialists in the field.

Looking back at Obama’s bailouts: HAMP

Former Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner

As Obama leaves office, a quick look back at a little known chapter in his administration reveals much about his presidency.

Trump and trade war - Mouvement Communiste/Kolektivně proti Kapitălu

Trump painting

A brief text discussing the likely impact of Trump's economic policies (in so far as he has coherent policies) and the social and economic forces behind them.

Free Market Mythology

Rage Against Capital tackles myths about the "free-market".

The new economics - Yevgeni Preobrazhensky

One of Preobrazhensky's best-known works, on the transition to socialism.

The Decline of Capitalism - Yevgeni Preobrazhensky

Preobrazhensky's book on crisis, reproduction and imperialism.