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The Hours Trap: How overwork contributes to the waste of social resources and the degredation of personal time.

One of the tricks that capital plays on the worker is entrapment into excessive hours of work. The worker is enticed into overtime by time and a half schemes and other financial incentives. Wages are held low so the cost … 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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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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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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Characteristics of Mature Capitalism

Characteristics of Mature Capitalism (Revised) Rawlinsview: June 1, 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” or “free market” approach, … Continue reading

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Michael Heinrich, Marx’s law and crisis theory

Originally posted on Michael Roberts Blog:
Michael Heinrich is an exponent of what is known as the ‘New German Reading of Marx’, which interprets the theory of value that Marx presents in Capital as a socially specific theory of  ‘impersonal…

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The New Economics E. A. Preobrazhensky, 1926

The Link below is to an online edition of the first chapter of the New Economics. http://www.karlmarx.net/transitional-economics/theneweconomicsepreobrazhensky1926,   Follow this link for the text of the first chapter This seminal work, written during the last period of open debate before the … Continue reading

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