Marxist economics

Marxist economics

Marxist economics is the study of the laws of motion of capitalist society. Why does capitalism perpetually go into crisis? Why does mass unemployment exist? Are commodity production, the domination of the market, and rich and poor natural, immutable states of being for humanity? Or are they merely the products of this specific mode of production - capitalism? If so, is there any way capitalism can exist without these problems, or by minimising them?

Marxist economics is a “holistic” way of analysing capitalist economy. It starts out by placing it in its real historical context (rather than dreaming up abstract idealisations of capitalism to justify it, as bourgeois economics does), studying all its interconnections and contradictions, rather than artificially isolating one aspect of it. In doing so, Marxist economics lays bare the functioning of capitalism; the exploitation and injustice inherent within it. Those who want to get to the essence of why, in the 21st Century, despite having a more advanced understanding of the world than ever before, humanity seems plunged into perpetual crisis it cannot get to grips with, should look no further than Marxist economics, beginning with the writings of Marx himself.

Title Created Date Author
[Video] From barter to Bitcoin: what is money? 07 December 2018 Adam Booth
[Video] Marxist economics and the crisis of capitalism 24 August 2018 Rob Sewell
Capitalism’s economic singularities 12 June 2017 Adam Booth
What is money? - part four 28 October 2016 Adam Booth
What is money? - part three 19 October 2016 Adam Booth
What is money? - part two 10 October 2016 Adam Booth
What is money? - part one 21 September 2016 Adam Booth
[Video] The Origins of Marxist Economics 02 August 2016 Ben Gliniecki
[Video] Keynesianism and the Post War Boom 03 June 2016 James Kilby
[Video] Crisis and Capital: Why Marx was right 17 December 2015 Adam Booth
[Book] The Classics of Marxism: Volume Two 10 December 2015 (Various authors)
[Video] What is Money? 21 October 2015 Adam Booth
[Book] What is Marxism? 16 July 2015 (Various authors)
The puzzle of productive and unproductive labour 17 July 2014 Rob Sewell
Why does Capitalism go into crisis? 04 April 2014 Nelson Wan
Why Keynesianism is unable to solve today's crisis 14 January 2014 Luca Lombardi
In Defence of Marx's Labour Theory of Value 13 January 2014 Rob Sewell
Technology, innovation, growth, and capitalism 04 September 2013 Adam Booth
The Capitalist Crisis and the Tendency of the Rate of Profit to Fall 18 December 2012 Rob Sewell
Marx, Keynes, Hayek and the Crisis of Capitalism 07 December 2012 Adam Booth