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Political Aspects of Full Employment 1 by Michal Kalecki
Over the next few decades we are facing the possibility, indeed the probability, of global catastrophe on a level unprecedented in human history.
The issue of labor discipline lay at the very heart of the antagonistic relationship between the Soviet elite and its work force. Soviet industry was plagued with high labor turnover, absenteeism, heavy drinking, and slow work. Don Filtzer explains how this encouraged the system's eventual collapse.
By Umberto Eco Writing in New York Review of Books , 22 June 1995, pp.12-15.
Capitalism and Environmental Catastrophe by John Bellamy Foster This is a reconstruction from notes of a talk delivered at a teach-in on "The Capitalist Crisis and the Environment" organized by the Education and Empowerment Working Group, Occupy Wall Street , Zuccotti Park (Liberty Plaza), New York, October 23, 2011. It was based on a talk delivered the night before at the Brecht Forum.
From the Middle East to the streets of London and cities across the US there is a discontent with the status quo.
Cultural materialism and identity politics posted by lenin If it is possible to have a cultural materialism, of the kind fashioned by Raymond Williams or Stuart Hall, is it also possible to have a materialist politics of identity? Is it even advisable to try?
By Alexander Rabinowitch 2 December 2010