Marxist economics


Marx’s Capital, 150 Years Later

July 19, 2017 | British economist Michael Roberts takes a look at the implications of Karl Marx's major work, 150 years after its first edition.

Michael Roberts


Watch "Marx is Back", Episode 2: The Market and the Capitalist Crisis

May 24, 2017 | This is the second episode of “Marx is Back” a mini series based on the Communist Manifesto.


Unfettered Economy Kills, Especially When it Thrives

March 27, 2017 | Economic conditions affect health. In fact, economic conditions can kill. This idea is nothing new in itself—we have known about it for centuries. Engels’ The Conditions of the Working Class (1845) (...)

Usama Bilal


Open Veins of the Global South

October 22, 2016 | Continuing our series on imperialism 100 years since Lenin´s famous book on the subject, this article examines John Smith’s book, Imperialism in the Twenty-First (...)

Esteban Mercatante


Lines of Debate: the Subaltern and the Proletariat of the World

May 16, 2016 | Reverberations of the international crisis have resurrected the idea of the working class as revolutionary political actor from the crypt. Today, with evidence of growing labor unrest in both (...)

Marcel Van Del Linden


The Long Depression and the Future of Capitalism

April 18, 2016 | In this interview with Marxist economist Michael Roberts, he discusses the concepts in his new book, in which he argues that the world economy today remains in the grips of a "long depression" (...)

Michael Roberts


Revolution in robotics or stagnation of productivity?

March 23, 2016 | Antagonistic positions. Factors that revolutionize life versus labor productivity. The sense of a paradox. Robots everywhere except in the statistics.

Paula Bach