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Artistic labor and the production of value. An attempt for a Marxist interpretation

Dr. José María Durán will partake in the panel debate on Post Capitalistic Values at our seminar Thursday 15 March. He is a lecturer of European cultural studies at the HfM Hanns Eisler in Berlin, and author of a number of articles on the subject of the political economy of art and has edited in Spanish […]

Have we really, though?

Paul Mason boldly claims that the end of capitalism has begun, and that we’ve already entered a post capitalistic era. Quite a few disagree. Amongst them Jacob Hjortsberg, a PhD candidate at the University of Bergen, who’s written quite a biting review of Mason’s book. Check out his critique below, previously published at Counterpunch.   Have […]

The end of capitalism has begun

In his book Postcapitalism – a Guide to our Future, Paul Mason states that we have entered the post capitalist era: “At the heart of further change to come is information technology, new ways of working and the sharing economy. The old ways will take a long while to disappear, but it’s time to be utopian.” Read […]