This essay delves into the often misunderstood topic of Marx's distinction between value and exchange-value. From Historical Materialism 6, Summer 2000.
"Marx's Concept of Intrinsic Value" by Andrew Kliman
The Social Theories of Karl Marx in the Twenty-First Century
This essay was inspired, on the one hand, by the growing interest in Marxism along with the proportional ignorance of the real nature of the movement; and on the other by the scarcity of accurate, relatively approachable, and contemporary introductions to the subject. It is written with the intended audience of any intelligent and curious reader, and I have attempted to avoid technical language and jargon as much as…
The philosophical roots of the Marx-Bakunin conflict - Ann Robertson
Article about political differences between Bakunin and Marx, which correlated to the anarchist-Marxist split in the First International. The author is biased in favour of Marx's views, but fails to give credit for Bakunin's influence on Marx (such as forcing him to clarify his views on the state) or those instances where Bakunin had more insight than Marx (such as on the evolution and counter-revolutionary nature…