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Reading on Karl Marx’s 200th anniversary

There’s nothing like marking Karl Marx’s bicentenary reading these “Red” newspapers! 😉 And, read “Karl Marx@200: Debating Capitalism and Perspectives for the Future of Radical Theory“, an interesting Communication, Capitalism & Critique (open-access) special issue, featuring thought- and action-provoking articles by David … Continue reading

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Marx, Karl Marx – a Business Classic

😉 See also: Piggy bank for Das Kapital made in the Image of ‪Karl ‎Marx‬?! This is a blasphemy and sacrilegiousness! 🙂 *** Join the Economic Sociology and Political Economy community via Facebook / Twitter / LinkedIn / Google+ / Instagram / Tumblr  

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Karl Marx on Free Time – Time for the Full Development of the Individual

To justify the upcoming three-week blogcation, I turned to Karl Marx: “The saving of labour time [is] equal to an increase of free time, i.e. time for the full development of the individual, which in turn reacts back upon the productive … Continue reading

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Class struggle — Karl Marx would be proud of this guy

On a whiteboard at the college entrance “Tell us what class are you struggling with and why? The Bourgeoise b/c they control the modes of production“ Although it should be “means of production”, I think this person has already learned … Continue reading

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Piggy bank for Das Kapital made in the Image of ‪Karl ‎Marx‬?! This is blasphemy and sacrilegiousness!! ;-)

This desecration of the Holy of Holies was observed in a souvenir store in Venice. Karl Marx was born today 197 years ago, on 5th of May, 1818.

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Karl Marx: “Capitalist production… disturbs the metabolic interaction between man and the earth.”

“Capitalist production… disturbs the metabolic interaction between man and the earth… All progress in capitalist agriculture is a progress in the art, not only of robbing the worker, but of robbing the soil; all progress in increasing the fertility of … Continue reading

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‘Capital’ in the University of Chicago bookstore.. Too bad it’s by the wrong author ;-)

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The Power of ‎Market‬ ‪‎Fundamentalism‬: Karl ‪Polanyi‬’s Critique — a must-read for every economic ‪sociologist‬ and political economist

As the eminent social scientist Karl Polanyi has stultified and debunked the erroneous ideas of economic determinism and market fundamentalism, Fred Block and Margaret Somers greatly contributed to the intellectual endeavor to manifest the ontological embeddedness of State-Economy-Society in their important … Continue reading

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What ‪Money‬ Wants: An ‪Economy‬ of Desire

What in everyday life is an obvious truth, namely, that in some sense or another, people want money— is basically unthinkable in economic terms. Herein lies the starting point for the main argument of What ‪Money‬ Wants: An ‪Economy‬ of … Continue reading

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