Philip Mattera's brief look (with an eye toward class struggle and autonomy) at the growth of off-the-books work in the post-Keynesian period. This was published in 1984 in the UK journal 'Emergency.' Mattera would later publish a book-length study on the subject, entitled 'Off the Books: The Rise of the Underground Economy.'
The Birth of the Work Underground - Mattera (1984)
Invaders from Marx: on the uses of Marxian theory, and the difficulties of a contemporary reading - Michael Heinrich
The following text is the slightly reworked version of an article which appeared on 21 September 2005 in “Jungle World”, a leftist German weekly newspaper. In a previous issue, Karl Heinz Roth. one of the main German representatives of Operaismo, had argued that some important Marxian categories are not able to grasp contemporary capitalism. The text at hand answers this critique, stressing the difference between…