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Bourgeois Socialism

. Conservative or Bourgeois Socialism From MIA: Marxists: Marx & Engels: Library: 1848: Manifesto of the Communist Party: Chapter 3: A part of the bourgeoisie is desirous of redressing social grievances in order to secure the continued existence of bourgeois … Continue reading

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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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Comments on Money in Contemporary Capitalism: Autonomization of ‘Truly Social’ Forms…by L.M. Paulani Excerpt and Link

Below is an excerpt from L.M. Paulani’s excellent article which expands upon the question of ‘autonomization of capital’ in this case the money form of capital, which is also explored in the related article Valueless Knowledge-Commodities and Financialization: (Teixiera and … Continue reading

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Fictitious Capital: definition from the MIA

  From the Marxists Internet Archive, a good, and not too long, definition of “Fictitious Capital” http://www.marxists.org/glossary/terms/f/i.htm   […]However, as the class of speculators, bankers, brokers, financiers, and so on, grows, as is inevitably the case wherever the mass of … 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 Autobiographical Sketch. Part 4. of 5. with link to complete text.

“In Zlatoust, where I had returned to work, our Party was in the minority amongst the workers, even during the October Days. The majority supported the SRs. In October I took part in an armed demonstration by the Party under … Continue reading

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Once More on Bill De Blasio, Marxism, ‘Class Warfare’ Neo-Liberalism and taxing the rich,

Reuters—Liberal NYC Democrat wins Obama’s backing in mayoral race: “President Barack Obama…threw his support behind New York mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio, lauding his fellow Democrat’s commitment to “an economy that works for all” and a “bold, courageous” plan to … 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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The Law of Value Under the Socialization of Industry in a Peasant Country

“In particular, in America the farmers’ holdings, in spite of their comparatively scattered nature, …were completely subjected by means of credit, by means of supplies, and by means of the control of outlets by big trading firms, banks, steamship, elevator … Continue reading

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Map shows Syria’s Oil and Gas Development and Transport Infrastructure. #Syria

September 10, 2013, Rawlinsview  New York This map found on Wikipedia and color adjusted by Rawlinsview shows the locations of oil and gas extraction as well as related transport infrastructure in Syria. It may help the reader better understand the … Continue reading

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