Fictitious Capital

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Bubbles Always Burst: the Education of an Economist
Hudson, Michael
Article
2015
Spouting ostensible free market ideology, the pro-creditor mainstream rejects what the classical economic reformers actually wrote. One is left to choose between central planning by a public bureaucra...
The 'Dollar' Crisis, and Us
Goldner, Loren
Article
2004
A capitalist crisis like the current one resembles a poker game where the table is swept clean and all cards and chips must be redistributed for the game to continue at all. This could happen as an 'o...
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, Real Retrogression
Goldner, Loren
Article
2002
Rarely in its history has capital been so explicit in affirming that people exist for the well-being of the economy rather than the opposite. What is prescribed today in a language synthesizing Orwell...
Fictitious Capital and the Transition Out of Capitalism
Goldner, Loren
Article
2005
To understand the weight of fictitious capital in the current context, it is necessary to look beyond the merely economic to the class struggle. Despite the colossal efforts of ideology to deny or tri...
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Once Again, On Fictitious Capital
Goldner, Loren
Article
2003
Luxemburg rightly took seriously, as a guide to Capital, Marx's vision of capitalism as a transitory phase between feudalism and socialism, and analyzed capitalism's expanded reproduction of society a...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - April 9, 2015: Resisting Neoliberalism
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Khan, Tahmid (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2015
Resisting neoliberalism: "free markets" and "free trade" are an ideological cover for what is actually a form of state capitalism in which working people subsidize and bail out corporations and the ri...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - April 1, 2017: April 1 issue
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
Other Voices always strives to present you with alternative views on important topics. This issue offers some really alternative perspectives and even some "alternative facts." As always, read critica...
The People v. the Bankers: Greece Today, US Tomorrow
Hudson, Michael
Article
2010
The Greek "bailout" is actually a bailout of the international banks.
Social Reproduction for Beginners: Bringing the Real World Back In
Goldner, Loren
Article
2008
We can grasp the social reproductive dimension of the post-1973 crisis in various phenomena in the U.S., but none stands out more sharply than the disappearance of the one-paycheck working-class famil...
Why Do Banks Really Want Our Deposits?: Hint: It's Not to Finance Loans
Brown, Ellen
Article
2014
Many authorities have said it: banks do not lend their deposits. They create the money they lend on their books.

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Break Their Haughty Power
Goldner, Loren
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Articles on capitalism, socialism, and revolution, from a left-Marxist perspective.