Competition

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The Accumulation of Capital
Luxemburg, Rosa
Book
1913
Rosa Luxemburg's analysis of the inherent contradictions of capitalist accumulation.
An Anti-Capitalist Manifesto
Callinicos, Alex
Book
2003
An extended argument about what the anti-capitalist movement should stand for.
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, ...
The Competition Myth - The Real Meaning of the Last Twenty-five Years
Article
1997
The problems which working people have suffered in the last twenty-five years are not problems which the ruling elite are trying to solve but weapons they have devised to attack working people in a cl...
Competition? or Co-operation?
Cleaver, Harry
Article
1990
Against capital's slogan of competition, we can respond with that of cooperation -- in production, in overcoming capital's destruction of the environment, in international relations, in learning, in b...
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...
A Dictionary of Marxist Thought
Bottomore, Tom
Book
1983
Energy: The Fleecing of California: Against The Current vol. 91
Sheppard, Barry
Article
2001
The root of the electrical power “crisis” in California lies in the 1996 deregulation of the industry by the state government, approved unanimously by both Democrats and Republicans in the state legis...
The Faltering Economy: The Problem of Accumulation Under Monopoly Capitalism
Foster, John Bellamy; Szlajfer, Henryk
Book
1984
The essays in this volume are part of a radical attempt to grapple with the problems of advanced capitalist development without discarding the real theoretical breakthroughs made by Keynes.
How Deregulation Destroyed Canada's Airlines
Skene, Wayne
Book
1995
Skene links the deregulation of Canada's airline industry with layoffs, service disruptions, higher fares, privatization, and bankruptcies.
Monopoly Capital: An essay on American economic and social order
Baran, Paul A.; Sweezy, Paul M.
Book
1966
An analysis of American capitalism.
The Myth of the Labor Aristocracy, Part 1: Against The Current vol. 123
Post, Charles
Article
2006
The persistence of reformism and outright conservatism among workers, especially in the imperialist centers of North America, Western Europe and Japan, has long confounded revolutionary socialists. Th...
Nature of Economies
Jacobs, Jane
Book
2000
Jacobs argues that since human beings exist wholly within nature as part of natural order in every respect, we should look to the processes of nature for vibrant and flexible models of economic planni...
The Privatization Putsch
Hardin, Herschel
Book
1989
According to Hardin, privatization is the expression of the ideology of a right wing, corporate agenda: business wants to gets its hands on public funds and politicians are more than willing to hand o...
Seven Things Nonprofits Can Learn from Profits
Article
Lessons for non-profits from the for-profit sector.
Unsafe Practices: Restructuring and Privatization in Ontario Health Care
Browne, Paul Leduc
Book
2000
Describes the process of healthcare privatization and its negative impact in Ontario.
U.S. Labor's Subterranean Fire: Against The Current vol. 131
Post, Charlie
Article
2007
The broad outlines of the crisis of the U.S. labor movement -— sharply declining union density, concession bargaining, failures to organize the growing non-union manufacturing and service sectors, the...
Wheel of Fortune: Work and Life in the Age of Falling Expectations
Swift, Jamie
Book
1995
Jamie Swift combines sharp-eyed journalism that brings out the nuances of daily life with a penetrating analysis of jobless recovery. He describes the emerging world of work through the eyes and exper...

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OECD brings together the governments of countries committed to democracy and the market economy from around the world to: * Support sustainable economic growth * Boost employment * Raise living standards * Maintain financ...

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A Bigger Prize
How We Can Do Better Than the Competition
Heffernan, Margaret
2014
The competitive nature of everyday life has damaged our ability to work together. Heffernan outlines why and how it doesn't have to be that way.