Monthly Review

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Articles from Vol. 70, No. 10, March

Economic Surplus, the Baran Ratio, and Capital Accumulation
Economic growth has arguably been the first and foremost issue of capitalist development from classical political economy to more recent economic studies. Most discussions on development boil down to the nature and characteristics of the ruling class....
Global Commodity Chains and the New Imperialism
Twenty-first-century capitalist production can no longer be understood as a mere aggregation of national economies, to be analyzed simply in terms of the gross national products (GDPs) of the separate economies and the trade and capital exchanges occurring...
Notes from the Editors
As we write these notes in the first week of February 2019, the United States is openly directing a political-economic coup in Venezuela. At the same time, it has announced that it is unilaterally withdrawing from the Intermediate-Nuclear Forces (INF)...
Self-Knowledge, Estrangement, and Social Metabolism
In this article, I explore two key themes in Karl Marx's thought, estrangement and political economy, in relation to human self-knowledge. Starting from Marx's claim that all forms of estrangement rest on the estrangement of human labor, I follow him...
The Criminal Dimension of Climate Change
The Criminal Dimension of Climate Change Peter D. Carter and Elizabeth Woodworth, Unprecedented Crime: Climate Science Denial and Game Changers for Survival (Atlanta: Clarity Press, 2017), 270 pages, $27.95, paperback."We're simply talking about the...
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