In this article, I explore Marx’s concept of exploitation. First, I define exploitation based on the idea of surplus-value. To do this, I start with the commodity, its price, and its exchange value. I then move to the components of the cost of production, the idea of surplus-value, and finally, exploitation. I finish the essay by exploring two important misreadings of Marx’s view regarding determination by market and injustice.
This essay compares the ideas of Michal Kalecki and John Maynard Keynes, particularly their positions on full employment
Or how confused are we? “What do you fear the most?” This is always an interesting and deeply involving question, especially when it’s Halloween. Chapman University has conducted a survey … Continue reading What do we fear most?
To stop this vicious circle, the best we can do at the time being, as Wight correctly suggests, is to chill out. Otherwise, by our own hands, we ruin our remaining chances to chill out.
Power is a fundamental term in the political and philosophical literature. However, despite, or perhaps due to, its vast use, there is no single, universally consented understanding of the term.
How scary are they? The recently leaked government document reveals the Coalition’s plan for introducing serious changes into Australia’s humanitarian resettlement programs. Parts of the document is devoted to the … Continue reading Refugee Phobia
A lonesome hero who overcomes the limits of control using his imagination.