economics

Abstract labour and value in Marx’s system - Isaak Illich Rubin

An English translation of a lecture given at a meeting of the General Economics Section of the Institute for Economics, Moscow, by I.I. Rubin in May and June 1927. First published in 'Pod Znamenem Marksizma', 1927; source: 'Capital and Class' #5, Summer 1978; translated: by Kathleen Gilbert; transcribed: by Andrew Chitty.

Qualifizierte Arbeit und Kapitalismus - Hanns Deutsch

Werttheorie und Entwicklungstendenzen. pp. 102. Wien, Stern, 1904.

Against the mainstream: Nazi privatization in 1930s Germany

An article about the wave of privatisations carried out by the Nazi party in the 1930s.

Class Consciousness 101

Libertarian Communist Symbol

The following is a manifesto that was written with the intention of introducing some newly arrived activists within the libertarian sector in the US to the core concepts of socialism and class consciousness. Consider it a handy tutorial or learning aid for individuals and organisations alike. As this is intended to be a light educational piece, some levity is to be expected to keep the reader engaged. This resource is in the public domain, and feel free to edit it with your own personal platform/goals.

Finance and productive capital - Aleksandr Finn-Enotaevsky

Rudolf Hilferding Aleksandr Finn-Enotaevsky finance capital

pp. 160, 1926, Moscow: Finansovoe izdatel'stvo NKF. Finn-Enotaevsky (1872–1941) was one of the best Marxist economists. This book provides a critique of Hilferding's theory of finance capital. Финансовый капитал и производительный. Александр Финн-Енотаевский.

The Chicago Boys in Chile: Economic Freedom's Awful Toll

An economic appraisal of the early years of the Junta in Chile and the failures of the Chicago School economists in charge of the nation.

No Pravin, it was not progressive nor redistributive

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan

This article looks at the South African state's budget for 2017. Far from being redistributive and progressive, as the South African Minister of Finance claimed, it was rather a regressive and outright neoliberal budget.

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?

Critisticuffs 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.