Posts Tagged ‘ Capital ’

Zero Squared #63: Marx on Machines pt. 2

Apr 6th, 2016 | By

Marx’s Capital, Volume 1, Chapter 15 entitled “Machinery and Modern Industry” is the subject this week as Andy Marshall and Andrew Kliman return for part two of the podcast. However, the three of us also discuss how capitalism deforms education and what today’s education system really is and how it works. I’m curious to know

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Zero Podcast #62: Marx on Machines

Mar 31st, 2016 | By

Marx’s Capital, Volume 1, Chapter 15 entitled “Machinery and Modern Industry” is the topic this week as Andy Marshall and Andrew Kliman return to the podcast. For people who have been paying close attention you might realize that Andy, Andrew and I have been reading Capital together for a little over a year, and that

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The Real Thing: Zero Books Capital Volume One Reading Group

Oct 18th, 2015 | By

This week we cover chapter 14 of Capital volume 1: “Chapter 14: The Division of Labour and Manufacture.” Andy, Andrew and Doug will discuss the division of labour with a possible guest appearance from Thinking Thomas. 



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’s Capital Reading Group

Jul 26th, 2015 | By

Zero Books Capital Reading Group continues with Andy Marshall, Andrew Kliman, and Douglas Lain. We cover Chapter 9 of Capital. Excerpt from Capital: The surplus-value generated in the process of production by C, the capital advanced, or in other words, the self-expansion of the value of the capital C, presents itself for our consideration, in

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Parsing the Master’s Design: A close reading of the structure of theory/praxis polarity, for and against discourse analysis

Jul 22nd, 2015 | By

(This paper was originally intended to be read by Frank Smecker for Zero Books’ panel, ‘Theory vs. Praxis, or What is Praxis?, at the 2015 Left Forum.) Less than a week ago, as I was anxiously brooding over what I’d be coming out here with, staring blankly at a motley patchwork of text—(what is sometimes less modestly

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Post-Capitalism or Snake Oil?

Jul 20th, 2015 | By

Less than a week after Greece was forced to agree to stringent austerity measures in exchange for a three-year bailout, the journalist Paul Mason, a Channel 4 broadcaster whose coverage of the process of Syriza’s humilation sided strongly with the left coaltion party, has written a think piece for the Guardian that replicates the same

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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.