The post describes the many Marxism's after Marx. It's long so the introduction lists the contents of the post. There is a mixture of theory and history. Marxism after Marx historically and geographically - David McLellan In Marxism after Marx, David McLellan has written the most comprehensive description of the various Marxism that came after … Continue reading What is Marxism Part 2: Marxism after Marx
This post provides a brief introduction to the current form of capitalism: neoliberalism. It includes sections on: neoliberal ideology; Governmentality - how neoliberalism governs, neoliberal government policies; how neoliberalism is a capitalist class project of domination; the history of neoliberalism in the twentieth century; and the three phase of neoliberalism in government since the 1980s. … Continue reading What is Neoliberalism?
This post describes capitalism as: an activity, the capitalist system, the phases of capitalism through history and that there are many capitalisms. If we want to get rid of capitalism, first we need to understand what it is. Jeremy Gilbert, in his recent book Twenty-First Century Socialism, gives a good summary of what capitalism is. … Continue reading What is Capitalism?
This post will cover the key ideas of the philosopher Karl Marx. In part 2, I will list the Marxist traditions after Marx. David Harvey, who has written many books on Marxism, describes Marxism as a mode of analysis and a critical way of thinking. He explains that when you want to understand what is … Continue reading What is Marxism Part 1: Marx’s Marxism