Given the present economic rubble, it is time to give renewed attention to less orthodox analyses of the structure and dynamic of capitalist economies. Over a century ago Karl Marx developed the most prominent and politically important of these analyses, explaining the distinctiveness of the capitalist economy and its most likely historical trajectory. Marx's theory continues to provide insights into the crisis-prone dynamic of capitalism, the unstable nature of which is now being demonstrated every night on the evening news. This collection of brief works by Marx and several critical essays intends to make the arguments of Marx accessible to a broader audience.--RAcsumAc de l'Acditeur.profoundly inspired by identifying with, and applying to their own lives, liberation struggles from the past. ... I gained my political consciousness in the 1960s as part of the New Left, and one of my heroes has always been Che Guevara. ... To say that they should be motivated by loveathat love should be at the root of revolutionary commitmentadid feel at first glance to be ridiculous: ... We anew left a radicals often discussed the question of our role and our motivation to change society.
|Author||:||John F. Sitton|
|Publisher||:||Palgrave Macmillan - 2010-11-15|