Blog post about the idea that planning and capitalism are different things.
I remember a lot of talk in the air growing up about The Market and how it would take care of things if we just trust it. This vision is in part a political claim about the actions of the state and other actors, that the market will just take care of things if only people would stop messing around politically trying to control economic activity.
Comments on the politics and contributions to revolutionary communist theory of Leon Trotsky, Anton Pannekoek and Amadeo Bordiga.
It may be interesting to examine these three men, not as individuals, but as standpoints, because in the eyes of many people who try to understand something in our time, they represent three different situations and analyses.