Posts Tagged ‘marxism’

Kritik & theory


The left, global kicking off, and communisation theory Roger Rashi, Sam Gindin, Stephen Eric Bronner, Aaron Benanav, & Richard Rubin: Program and utopia. Extracts: Aaron Benanav (Endnotes): …We in Endnotes want to say, “There was never a time when the Left really mattered. What mattered was something else — the workers’ movement.” The concept of the Left provided a way for Social […]

At, an interesting feature, the tank: Do We Need Adorno? By Todd Cronan, Emory University,Michael Clune, Case Western Reserve University, Nicholas Brown, UIC, Jennifer Ashton, UIC, Chris Cutrone, School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Marnin Young, Yeshiva University. First up, a review by Todd Cronan of Adorno and Horkheimer’s  Towards a New Manifesto by Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer. Translated by Rodney Livingstone. […]

Thinking the global crisis South Atlantic Quarterly: Perspectives on the Global Crisis Volume 111, Number 2, Spring 2012 Moishe Postone, Special Issue Editor. Includes Moishe Postone: Thinking the Global Crisis Full Text (PDF). Also: Duncan K. Foley (Abstract/Full Text (PDF)), Michael Hardt (Abstract/Full Text (PDF)) and others. More and more labor is being rendered superfluous, even as […]

A blog recommendation, via communism: Michael Heinrich, De Brosses, fetishism, etc.

An Introduction to the Three Volumes of Karl Marx’s Capital by Michael Heinrich ISBN-13: 978-1-58367-288-4 Cloth (ISBN-13: 978-1-58367-289-1) Forthcoming in June 2012 The global economic crisis and recession that began in 2008 had at least one unexpected outcome: a surge in sales of Karl Marx’s Capital. Although mainstream economists and commentators once dismissed Marx’s work as outmoded and flawed, some […]



I am re-posting three links I’ve already published, giving them a little more space. Go read the whole posts. Racism: not his­tor­ical Towards the end of this interview with Doug Henwood, Adolph Reed criticizes the tendency to describe the effect of race on contemporary politics using analogies drawn from the racism of the past—as a “new slavery” […]

By Olaf Kistenmacher  in Jungle World. In German (extract below the fold), but the conclusion in English is this: The view that an anti-Zionist antisemitism first emerged after the Six Day War is a common belief in contemporary discussions on the Left, as the recent debate on antisemitism in the German Left party shows. According to this view […]

The Communism blog has been publishing some very interesting and important material lately, including: How Germany Profits from Greece’s Crisis by Ingo Stützle ATTAC, The Critique of Globalization, and “Structural Antisemitism” by Gerhard Hanloser (“The truncated understandings of Marx’s Capital by Postone and the German Krisis group, among others, come in for a rigorous Marxological critique.” – CT) Ingo Elbe. Between Marx, Marxism, and Marxisms – […]

Kritik & theory


Principia Dialectica: A postmodern Keynes: ‘the nomadic hive manifesto’ (Moishe Postone versus Kenyes on drugs) / Some Precisions about Anselm Jappe and Marshall Sahlins (primitivism and radicalism) // Archive Fire: War on the Earth: David Barsamian interviews Vandana Shiva / Ross Wolfe: My War against Vandana Shiva: A Long but Interesting Exchange with Michael from Archive Fire regarding Marxism and the Environment // David Hirsh: Why […]

The commodity form Alfred Sohn-Rethel First Part of Intellectual and Manual Labour EE’s notes on Intellectual and Manual Labour The Class Structure of Machinery: notes on the value form by Hans-Dieter Bahr. The author belonged to the German school “capital-logic” school and is commenting in this text on Sohn-Rethel and the transformation of different modes of […]