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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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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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Two Articles from Granma regarding economic organization in Cuba

Posted by Rawlinsview July 6, 2013 The two articles below are a brief overview of measures being taken in Cuba to plan economic development in the interests of the working people and in Cuban society as a whole. It is … Continue reading

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Primitive or Primary Accumulation of Capital

In the history of primitive accumulation, all revolutions are epoch-making that act as levers for the capital class in course of formation; but, above all, those moments when great masses of men are suddenly and forcibly torn from their means … 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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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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