Capital

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The Accumulation of Capital
Luxemburg, Rosa
Book
1913
Rosa Luxemburg's analysis of the inherent contradictions of capitalist accumulation.
The Accumulation of Capital An Anti-Critique: The Accumulation of Capital, or What the Epigones Have Made of Marx's Theory
Luxemburg, Rosa
Book
1915
Rosa Luxemburg's reply to the critics of her book The Accumulation of Capital. Originally written in 1915 while Luxemburg was interned in the women’s prison, Barnimstrasse, Berlin, and published after...
The Accumulation of Capital An Anti-Critique and Imperialism and the Accumulation of Capital
Luxemburg, Rosa; Bukharin, Nikolai
Book
1924
Rosa Luxemburg's response to the criticisms of her book 'The Accumulation of Capital'. This volume also includes Nikolai Bukharin's reply to Luxemburg, 'Imperialism and the Accumulation of Capital'.
The Age of Finance Capital -- and the Irrelevance of Mainstream Economics
Hossein-Zadeh, Ismail
Article
2015
Despite the fact that the manufacturers of ideas have elevated economics to the (contradictory) levels of both a science and a religion, a market theodicy, mainstream economics does not explain much w...
Bad Marxism: Capitalism and Cultural Studies
Hutnyk, John
Book
2004
Cultural Studies commonly claims to be a radical discipline. This book thinks that's a bad assessment. After an introduction critiquing the so-called 'Marxism' of the academy, Hutnyk provides detailed...
Banks exposed: Would you trust this pig?: New Internationalist August 2006
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2006
A look at capital movements and people robbing governments of tax. Advice on how to make banking fair and relevant.
Beyond Capital
Meszaros, Istvan
Book
1996
Addresses the need for a new socialist theory of transition after the collapse of the Soviet Union and its apparent triumph of capitalism. Beyond Capital examines the European-based conceptual framewo...
Blueprint for a Green Economy
Pearce, David; Markandya, Anil; Barbier, Edward B.
Book
1989
A set of practical proposals for financing a sustainable environment.
Build It Now: Socialism for the Twenty-First Century
Lebowitz, Michael
Book
2006
Influenced by the dramatic proeesses unfolding in Venezuela, Lebowitz re-imagines a socialism for the twenty-first century that places workers and popular communities at the centre of the project.
Capital in context
Bidet, Jacques
Article
2016
Deciphering Capital by Alex Callinicos is the impressive balance sheet of some 30 years of research. Its starting point is a thesis completed at Oxford in 1978 entitled "The Logic of Capital", which d...
Das Capital, Volume 1: A Critical Analysis of Capitalist Production
Marx, Karl
Book
1867
Marx's great work sets out to grasp and portray the totality of the capitalist mode of production, and the bourgeois society that emerges from it. He describes and connects all its economic features, ...
Capitalism and the National Question in Canada
Teeple, Gary
Book
1972
Essays examining a variety of questions about Canada's past, from a Marxist perspective.
Capitalism and Theory
Kidron, Michael
Book
1974
About the permanent arms economy, the latest phase of capitalism.
Cities and the Wealth of Nations: Principles of Economic Life
Jacobs, Jane
Book
1984
Jacobs argues that virtually all economic life, no matter how geographically remote from cities, depends on cities to maintain it or change it.
The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, Volume I: Economic Writings 1
Luxemburg, Rosa (Edited by Peter Hudis
Book
This first volume in Rosa Luxemburg's Complete Works, entitled Economic Writings 1, contains some of Luxemburg's most important statements on the globalization of capital, wage labour, imperialism, an...
The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, Volume II: Economic Writings 2
Luxemburg, Rosa (Edited by Peter Hudis and Paul Le Blanc)
Book
This volume contains a new English translation of Luxemburg’s most important book, The Accumulation of Capital (1913) as well as her response to its critics. Taken together, they constitute one of the...
Corporate Power and Canadian Capitalism
Carroll, William K.
Book
1986
Carroll looks at the accumulation of capital in Canada since the Second World War. Most of the book is devoted to tracing actual patterns of corporate ownership and intercorporate relationships.
The Corporations and the State: Essays in the Theory of Capitalism and Imperialism
O'Connor, James
Book
1974
Essays discussing modern U.S. capitalism and imperialism. Each chapter tries to delineate the relationship between 'economic' and 'political' processes, or at least recognize the unity between them. T...
A Dictionary of Marxist Thought
Bottomore, Tom
Book
1983
The Enemy of Nature: The End of Capitalism or the End of the World?
Kovel, Joel
Book
2002
We live in and from nature, but the way we have evolved of doing this is about to destroy you. Capitalism and its by-products -- imperialism, war, neoliberal globalization, racism, poverty, and the de...
Fictitious Capital and Contracted Social Reproduction Today: China and Permanent Revolution
Goldner, Loren
Article
2012
Once gain, as in 1914, capital requires, in order to survive as capital, a vast devalorization of all existing values, however great the destruction of human beings and means of production which that ...
Fictitious Capital for Beginners: Imperialism, 'Anti-Imperialism', and the Continuing Relevance of Rosa Luxemburg
Goldner, Loren
Article
2007
Rosa Luxemburg's framework enabled her to see how capitalism could ultimately destroy society - barbarism, in her words, or the 'mutual destruction of the contending classes' as the Communist Manifest...
The Grundrisse: Outlines of the Critique of Political Economy
Marx, Karl
Book
1857
Marx wrote this huge manuscript as part of his preparation for what would become A Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy (published in 1859) and Capital (published 1867). The series of sev...
Introduction to Capital
Korsch, Karl
Article
1932
Marx's book on capital, like Plato's book on the state, like Machiavelli's Prince and Rousseau's Social Contract, owes its tremendous and enduring impact to the fact that it grasps and articulates, at...
Introduction to Marx's Capital
Harvey, David
Book
2009
This book is aimed to guide the first time reader through a difficult and intricate text. Harvey makes CAPITAL relevant to the understanding of contemporary capitalism.
Karl Marxs Capital
Rühle, Otto
Book
1939
Otto Rühle's abridged version of Volume One of Das Capital. First published undeer the title "Living Thoughts of Karl Marx".
Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution: Volume I: State and Bureaucracy
Draper, Hal
Book
1977
A wide-ranging and thorough exposition of Marx's views on democracy.
Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution: Volume II: The Politics of Social Classes
Draper, Hal
Book
1978
Draper ranges through the development of the thought of Marx and Engels on the role of classes in society.
Labour Gains, Labour Pains: 50 Years of PC 1003
Gonick, Cy; Phillips, Paul; Vorst, Jesse
Book
1994
This book is comprised of 4 parts: Historical Context, Origins and Evolution of the Fordist Accord, Case Studies, International Comparisons.
Luxemburg's Theory of Accumulation: How it Differed with Marx and Lenin
Dunayevskaya, Raya [F. Forest]
Article
1946
Dunayevskaya argues that Luxemburg was on the wrong track in her attempt to revise the conclusions of Marx's Capital.
Main Currents of Marxism: Volume 1: The Founders
Kolakowski, Leszek
Book
1978
Kolakowski gives his interpretation of the origins of Marxism, and analyses the development of Marx's thought and its divergence from other forms of socialism.
Manual for Revolutionary Leaders
Michael Velli. Compiled and edited by Lorraine and Fredy Perlman
Book
1972
A devious satire aimed at Leninists, Trotskyists, Maoists, and vanguardists of all stripes.
Marx and Engels Collected Works Volume 20: Marx and Engels 1864- 1868
Marx, Karl; Engels, Friedrich
Book
Includes The Prussian Military Question and the (German Workers' Party), and Value, Price and Profit, and articles and Reviews written in connection with the publication of Volume One of Capital.
Marx and Engels Collected Works Volume 29: Marx 1857 - 1861
Marx, Karl
Book
Economic Manuscripts of 1857-58.
Marx and Engels Collected Works Volume 30: Marx 1861 - 1863
Marx, Karl
Book
Economic Manuscripts of 1861-63.
Marx and Engels Collected Works Volume 32: Marx 1861 - 1863
Marx, Karl
Book
1863
Economic Manuscript of 1861-63 (Continuation). A Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy.
Marx and Engels Collected Works Volume 33: Marx 1861 - 1863
Marx, Karl
Book
1863
Economic Manuscript of 1861-63. A Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy (Continuation).
Marx and Engels Collected Works Volume 34: Marx 1861 - 1864
Marx, Karl
Book
Economic Manuscripts of 1861-64 (Conclusion). A Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy.
Marx at the Margins: On Nationalism, Ethnicity, and Non-Western Societies
Anderson, Kevin B.
Book
2010
Marx’s critique of capital was far broader than is usually supposed. To be sure, he concentrated on the labor-capital relation within Western Europe and North America. But at the same time, he expen...
Marx rediscovered: A review of Heather A Brown, Marx on Gender and the Family: A Critical Study
McGregor, Sheila
Article
2015
Sheila McGregor states that Heather Brown has written an important study of Marx’s writings on women’s oppression. Brown situates her book in the current economic and political context, noting the rol...
Marxism and Freedom: From 1776 to Today
Dunayevskaya, Raya
Book
1958
Dunayevskaya argues that Marx's theory is the generalisation of the instinctive striving of the proletariat for a new social order, a truly human society.
Marxism.ca
Website
A gateway to resources about Marxism compiled by Connexions.
A Marxist History of the World part 54: What is Capitalism?
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2011
In this critical chapter of his world history, Neil Faulkner explores capitalism and what it means from the Industrial Revolution to the present day.
Marx's Concept of the Alternative to Capitalism
Hudis, Peter
Book
2013
In contrast to the traditional view that Marx's work is restricted to a critique of capitalism – and that he consciously avoided any detailed conception of its alternative – this work shows that Marx ...
Monopoly Capital: An essay on American economic and social order
Baran, Paul A.; Sweezy, Paul M.
Book
1966
An analysis of American capitalism.
Multiculturalism or World Culture?: On a "Left"-Wing Response to Contemporary Social Breakdown
Goldner, Loren
Article
1991
Post-modernists are profoundly bored by any questions of economics and technology which cannot be connected to cultural differences. The implicit agenda of the multiculturalists is to present the valu...
The Myth of 'Simple Commodity Production'
Arthur, Christopher J.
Article
2005
Many misunderstandings have arisen from and about the structure of Capital. One of these is that Capital has an historical structure beginning with "Simple Commodity Production." As Chris Arthur shows...
Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent
Galeano, Eduardo
Book
1971
A political economy, a social and cultural narrative, and a powerful description of primitive capital accumulation.
Outline of Marx's Capital Volume I
Dunayevskaya, Raya
Article
Marxism is wrongly considered to be a new "political economy." It is true that, loosely speaking, even Marxists refer to Marx's analysis of capitalist production as Marxian political economy But Marxi...
Reading Capital Politically
Cleaver, Harry
Book
1981
Harry Cleaver's seminal work on forming a practical, political interpretation of Marx's Capital.
The Rosa Luxemburg Reader
Luxemburg, Rosa. [Anderson, Kevin; Hudis, Peter (eds.)]
Book
2004
A definitive one-volume collection of Luxemburg's writings.
Rosa Luxemburg, Women's Liberation, and Marx's Philosophy of Revolution
Dunayevskaya, Raya
Book
1981
Part I - Rosa Luxemburg as Theoretician, as Activist, as Internationalist. Part II - The Women's Liberation Movement as Revolutionary Force and Reason. Part III - Karl Marx: From Critic of Hegel to Au...
Rubin, Isaak Illich - Writings - Index
Rubin, Isaak Illich
Article
Writings of Isaak Illich Rubin (1886-1937).
Scaling the wall: what to do if you get stuck while reading Marx’s Capital
Nate
Article
2013
Lots of people who start Karl Marx's Capital get stuck somewhere in the early chapters of Volume 1. Here are some suggestions are made about how to get unstuck and read the whole book.
Book Review: Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism
Article
2014
David Harvey has three aims in Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism (SCEC). First and mainly he wants to schematically analyze the contradictions of capital, the 'economic engine' drivin...
Shooting the Hippo: Death by Deficit and Other Canadian Myths
McQuaig, Linda
Book
1995
An examination of how economic policies systematically favour the interests of the rich while pretending to be for the common good.
The Socialist Register 1990: Volume 26: The Retreat of the Intellectuals
Miliband, Ralph; Panitch, Leo (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1990
Essays on the retreat away from socialism and Marxism by Left or formerly Left intellectuals.
Synopsis of Capital
Engels, Friedrich
Article
1868
This is a synopsis of Capital, Volume I, written by Engels in 1868. Upon Capital's release, Engels began constructing a comprehensive summation. Engels' synopsis serves two useful contributions: First...
Tearing Down the Seven Pillars of Neoliberalism: Manifesto 2007
Attac France
Article
2007
With the beginning of the 1980s, we entered a new era of capitalism, the era of neoliberalism. This project systematically destroys all political, social and ecological restrictions for the activity o...
Today's Epigones Who Try to Truncate Marx's Capital
Dunayevskaya, Raya
Article
1974
Far from 'ownership' alone determining the class relationship, Marx, from his first break with bourgeois society in 1843, through his leadership in the Workingmen's (First) International Association i...
Wage Labour and Capital
Marx, Karl
Book
1847
From Engels' 1891 introduction: "This pamphlet first appeared in the form of a series of leading articles in the Neue Rheinische Zeitung, beginning on April 4th, 1849. The text is made up of from lect...
The Wandering of Humanity
Camatte, Jacques
Book
1973
Humans are subjugated by Capital. The logic of production removes decision-making from human control. Capital is anthropomorphized. Technology has no borders or limits. Nature is ravaged as humanity w...
Worker Cooperatives in America
Jackall, Robert; Levin, Henry M. (ed.)
Book
1984
A historical background of worker cooperatives as well as a contemporary discussion of small and large co-ops.

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A gateway to resources about Marxism compiled by Connexions.
Marxists Internet Archive
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
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An organization of Marxist-Humanists standing for the abolition of capitalism, both in its private property form and ins its state property form. We stand for the deveopment of new human relations; wh...

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