Events & Announcements

Upcoming Left Forum Panels in June: Killing Normies and Capitalism Falling Down

May 21st, 2017 | By

Kill All Normies: From 4chan and Tumblr to Trump and the alt-right A discussion about the rise of the racist right and protofascism led by Angela Nagle. Angela Nagle is a cultural critic living in Ireland and writes for the Baffler, Current Affairs, Jacobin and the Dublin Review of Books. Her essay “The New Man of

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Overcoming Capitalism at Left Forum

May 13th, 2016 | By

  Overcoming Capitalism 22 May, 2016 Sun 12:00pm – 01:50pm Room 1.109 Participants: Douglas Lain — Publisher, Zero Books Pete Dolack — Zero Books, author of It’s Not Over Terry Tapp — Zero Books, author of A Serf’s Journal Anne Jaclard — Marxist Humanist Initiative Andrew Kliman — Pace University Introduction: To take up the

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Zero Books, Summer Reading, Libraries

Mar 21st, 2016 | By

This coming summer, starting on the 20th of June, twenty or more Zero Books authors from around the world are going to give book readings in the local branches of their public libraries. The idea is to work against the notion that summer reading is always “escapist,” to propose that escaping from Capitalist Realism and

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The Real Thing: Capital Volume One Reading Group

Sep 7th, 2015 | By

Dividing by Zero might be an issue as Andy, Andrew and Doug discuss Capital, Volume One, Chapters 11 and 12.

The Real Thing: Zero Books Capital Reading Group (Volume 1, chapter 10)

Aug 16th, 2015 | By

This week Andrew, Andy, and Doug discuss the history of the class struggle over the working day. 

The Real Thing: Zero Books Capital Reading Group

Jun 14th, 2015 | By

Andy Marshall, Andrew Kliman and Douglas Lain continue to discuss Marx’s Capital, Volume One. This week the discussion focuses on surplus value (from Chapter 7) and Chapter Eight: Constant Capital and Variable Capital. 

The Real Thing: Zero Books Capital Reading Group

May 10th, 2015 | By

Emeritus professor Andrew Kliman and philosophy kid Andy Marshall join Douglas Lain for another discussion of Marx’s Capital, Volume One.

The Real Thing: Zero Books’ Capital Reading Group

Apr 26th, 2015 | By

Andrew Kliman, Andy Marshall and Douglas Lain discuss Capital, Volume 1, Section 2, Chapters 5 and 6. Here we discover why value isn’t a product of the market and how labor time is a special kind of commodity that produces value when consumed.

Win a free copy of Rebel Rebel

Mar 26th, 2015 | By

Do you want to win a free copy of Chris O’Leary’s Rebel Rebel? is offering a free copy if you win the Fake Bowie Album contest. Here’s the explanation from Chris as posted at the site: There are 10 Bowie studio albums issued between 1967 and 1976: David Bowie, Space Oddity (officially David Bowie),

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The Real Thing: Capital Reading Group #3

Mar 8th, 2015 | By

This week Andrew Kliman and Andy Marshall return to discuss Karl Marx’s Capital Volume 1, Chapter 2. Feel free to watch this live or to return to it later on youtube. The subject of Chapter 2 is money, and that’s a topic that I’m sure you’re all interested in.