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Roger Baker : It’s Official: Karl Marx Was Right!

Karl Marx’s grave in Highgate Cemetery, London. Wait… so, Karl Marx was right?Terminal capitalism / Part 1 The doubts about the viability of capitalism as a system now extend far beyond its traditional critics. By Roger Baker | The Rag … finish reading Roger Baker : It’s Official: Karl Marx Was Right!

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David McReynolds : The View From Over the Hill

The hill (and beyond). Image from Financial Samurai.Do not be dismayed:The view from over the hill Even in defeat we are victorious, for we have given our lives a meaning others should envy. In struggling for something greater than ourselves, … finish reading David McReynolds : The View From Over the Hill

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Keith Joseph : Surplus Labor and the Mystery of Capitalism

“Socially Acceptable Portrait of Karl Marx.” Hand-pulled print by Aimee Dingman. Image from EBSQ.Basics of Marxism:Surplus labor and the mystery of capitalism Exploitation occurs when the people who do the work and produce the surplus are different from the people … finish reading Keith Joseph : Surplus Labor and the Mystery of Capitalism

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Roger Baker : Is Marx Still Relevant?

Image from The Great Illuminator.Confessions of a neo-Marxist:Why Marx still matters By Roger Baker / The Rag Blog / August 10, 2010 I suppose I might now call myself a neo-Marxist. This is not to argue that Marx does not … finish reading Roger Baker : Is Marx Still Relevant?

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Marc Estrin : The Genius of Jean Baudrillard

THE GENIUS OF JEAN BAUDRILLARD By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / June 29, 2010 [This is the first of three parts.] My last week’s posting on The Rag Blog, Tea for Two, led to several inquiries concerning the … finish reading Marc Estrin : The Genius of Jean Baudrillard

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Roger Baker : Karl Marx, the Tea Party, and our Political Economy

A Tea Party take on the economy. Photo from the Los Angeles Times.The shifting currents ofOur political economy By Roger Baker / The Rag Blog / June 23, 2010 Marx used to refer to what we now call the “economy” … finish reading Roger Baker : Karl Marx, the Tea Party, and our Political Economy

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Happy Birthday Karl

Birthday card by James Retherford / The Rag Blog / May 5, 2010.The Rag Blog

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Keith Joseph : Why Socialism? Because of Wednesday!

Watching the clock under capitalism: Dali-inspired melting clock / e-potpourri. Once you get through Wednesday, only two more days to go until the weekend… The weekend is real life — the work-week is its interruption. Work is what we do … finish reading Keith Joseph : Why Socialism? Because of Wednesday!

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