Harry Cleaver

The Subversion of Money-as-Command in the Current Crisis

INTRODUCTORY NOTE: This paper was written for and prsented to the Conference on Money and the State at FLACSO, Mexico City, Mexico, July 14-17, 1992. The Conference was organized by John Holloway and brought together a number of people from Mexico, the United States and Europe to discuss theoretico-political issues of money in the crisis. Several of the papers presented to that conference (including this one) were subsequently published as Werner Bonefeld and John Holloway (eds) GLOBAL CAPITAL, NATIONAL STATE AND THE POLITICS OF MONEY, London: St. Martin's Press, 1995. The following article, with the same title, appears on pp. 141-177 of that book.

Supply Side Economics: The New Phase of Capitalist Strategy in the Crisis

New Right economist, Milton Friedman.

Cleaver's analysis of the development of New Right economic theory in the early 1980s with the idea of not merely criticising it, but of reading "it as the battle plans of the enemy in the class war".

Texas Archives of Autonomous Marxism

List of content in the Texas archives of autonomist Marxism.

Theses on Secular Crisis in Capitalism

Harry Cleaver's contribution to a critique on both the invincibility of capitalism after the fall of the Soviet Union and the ability of traditional Marxist theory to explain capital's continuing vulnerability.

The uses of an earthquake - Harry Cleaver

When earthquakes, floods, droughts and volcanic eruptions strike where we live, they are usually considered instances of crisis and unmitigated natural disaster. Yet, recently I have had opportunities to witness how the meaning of crisis depends entirely on one's point of view.

The Zapatista Effect: The Internet and the rise of an alternative political fabric

Harry Cleaver looks at the role of technology and the internet in spreading class struggle.

The Contradictions of the Green Revolution - Harry Cleaver

US academic Harry Cleaver's polemic against the 'green' technocratic agricultural developments in post-WWII capitalism. In PDF format.

Work is still the central issue - Harry Cleaver

Text by US academic Harry Cleaver, showing why work is still central to today's society, and that a Marxist economic analysis is still relevant.

Study guide for Capital - Harry Cleaver

A study guide for Karl Marx's Capital vol 1 by Harry Cleaver.