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McNally and Federici at HM.

Two talks from the Plenary session I missed: Advertisements

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Marx on Debt, Capital and Primitive Accumulation.

Reckon Banaji’s Deutscher Prize lecture–and his work in History and Theory–were influenced by this brilliant passage: The public debt becomes one of the most powerful levers of primitive accumulation. As with the stroke of an enchanter’s wand, it endows barren … Continue reading

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Banaji on the Dialectic and the laws of moition in Capital.

For Marx, as his approval of Kaufman’s review indicates, the dialectic was, more specifically, a science of the laws of motion of the ‘social process’, profoundly historical by its very nature, not only in that it guided only the investigation … Continue reading

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CFP: Marx and the Frankfurt School: New Perspectives and their Contemporary Relevance.

This looks good: CALL FOR PAPERS   6TH INTERNATIONAL CRITICAL THEORY CONFERENCE OF ROME   May 6-8, 2013 John Felice Rome Center of Loyola University Chicago   Stream on Marx and the Frankfurt School: New Perspectives and their Contemporary Relevance. … Continue reading

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Banaji HM Keynote.

I’m happy to see someone uploaded the Jairus Banaji Deutscher Prize lecture. The talk was a tour de force combining theory and history in a comparative account of financial capital and the commodity flows of the global totality as capital. … Continue reading

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Congealed, Mute Lettuce: some more critical notes on David Harvey’s Companion to Capital.

The other day I posted about what I think are some glaring deficiencies in David Harvey’s Companion to Capital. I also poked fun at the way he described fetishism. Today it occurred to me that this description is also symptomatic … Continue reading

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On Faux Populism and some criticisms of David Harvey’s companion to Capital.

For sometime I have time I have thought the status of David Harvey’s Companion to Capital is undeserved. It was not until last night that I understood why this was the case. Since Capital is a dense text with occasional … Continue reading

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