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E.A. Preobrazhensky Excerpt from “Primitive Accumulation and the Democratic Dictatorship of the Proletariat and Peasantry”

Below is an excerpt from the paper on Preobrazhensky that I have been working on . E.A. Preobrazhensky, the New Economics, and the Democratic Dictatorship of the Proletariat and Peasantry. The text above links to part 1 of the article. … Continue reading

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Valueless “Knowledge-Commodities” and Financialization: A materialist understanding the “information economy” by Teixiera and Rotta

Below is an excerpt from an article published in the Union for Radical Political Economy journal The Review of Radical Political Economics originally published in February 2012 Valueless Knowledge-Commodities and Financialization: Productive and Financial Dimensions of Capital Autonomization By Rodrigo … Continue reading

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The Characteristics of Mature Capitalism v. 4

by Rawlinsview –New York Jan 29, 2014 – –  The Current Situation – – Every child knows, too, that the masses of products corresponding to the different needs required different and quantitatively determined masses of the total labor of society. … Continue reading

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E. A. Preobrazhensky: “Surplus Value, Surplus Product Wages”– Excerpt The New Economics with reference to Marx

This is another section in my ongoing project to digitize and serialize The New Economics the signature work of the Bolshevik revolutionary and scientific socialist E.A. Preobrazhensky.  Originally published in 1926 by Preobrazhensky during the period of his struggle against … Continue reading

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On the Separation of Liberalism from Democracy: Lenin 1913

Lenin, below writing a year before the start of First World War. During the build up toward the war  most liberal and nominally socialist organizations supported their national governments rather than call for resistance to the war and solidarity of … Continue reading

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State Monopoly under Capitalism : Lenin

The brief quotation below is one of many examples which separate Lenin from the school of ‘socialism’ that sees as its mission to centralize all economic activity in the hands of the state or which, in whatever way, is dependent … Continue reading

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Jose Mujica Speaks to Cubadebate: Granma International Translaton

  Below is an abridged English Language version of the interview conducted by Cuba-Debate and Mesa Redonda published recently in Granma International. For an uncut but rough English translation by Rawlinsview follow this link. INTERVIEW WITH JOSÉ MUJICA What the … Continue reading

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Mature Capitalism V.3

Characteristics of Mature Capitalism Expanded and Revised: August 2013 Rawlinsview: August 6, 2013 In the journalistic back and forth of the “MSM” mainstream media and the dialogue familiar to the university student. One side of the conversation defends the “market” … Continue reading

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Characteristics of mature capitalism

My original posting of this subject is moved to the bottom of this post. The current version is much stronger and better worded in most cases. I retain the original due to its overall popularity on this blog and in … Continue reading

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