Philosopher André Gorz returns, in one of the last texts to appear before his death, to the dynamic of financial capitalism and the reasons why we may see guaranteed social income as an opportunity to exit capitalism.
Is the universal allocation of a guaranteed social income (RSG [in French]) compatible with capitalism? If so, is the RSG objective to consolidate capitalist society, even save it? If not, can it undermine the bases of this society or smooth the transition from an economic system based on commercial value towards a fundamentally different system?
The dialectic of exploitation and repression, forms of self-organization, and the avoidance of vulgar workerism
CLR James issue of Radical America, a left wing magazine established by members of the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS).
Vol. IV, No. 4 MBV. 1970
Introduction by Martin Glaberman
PHILOSOPHY AND MODERN SOCIETY
Excerpt from Modern Politics (1960) ............ 3
The Revolutionary Solution to the Negro Problem
in the United States (1947) ................ 12
Excerpt from State Capitalism & World
Revolution (1949) ..................... 19
A central part of our organising practice at Recomposition is direct action. In this piece our comrade Marianne addresses criticisms of Occupy Wall Street and the importance placed in that movement on a direct action strategy.
The following is not a commentary on, much less a defense of, David Graeber – with whom I disagree. It is a critique of key facets of the ideology of Andrew Kliman.
Malcolm Harris contests the viability of Berardi's conception of "slowing down" to defeat capitalism.
Of the anti-capitalist scholars and intellectuals who prescribe a political program, Franco Berardi might have the most counter-intuitive ideas. In his many articles, books, and lectures, Berardi pushes a curious line against a mind-warping market culture.
Ellen Meiskins Wood analyses the extent to which capitalism can be separated into political (state) and economic (market) spheres.
The intention of Marxism is to provide a theoretical foundation for interpreting the world in order to change it. This is not an empty slogan. It has—or ought to have—a very precise meaning.
Robert Brenner's critique of the market-focused theories of development which overlook class structures and relations, opening the door for third-worldist ideology.