Category Archives: Karl Marx

Žižek and world economy, reconsidered

Upon reading Stefan Sullivan’s Marxism for a Post-Communist Society years ago, I was somewhat excited by the work, not so much for Sullivan’s basic conclusions (including his assertion that it is necessary to separate those like Luxemburg and Lenin from … Continue reading

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Karl Marx: “For A Ruthless Criticism of Everything Existing”

As I have previously noted, during one of the early lectures his acclaimed “Reading Marx’s Capital” lecture series, David Harvey refers his students to a noteworthy work by Marx entitled “For A Ruthless Criticism of Everything Existing.” Indeed, that is … Continue reading

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An afternoon with Cornel West

On January 26, 2006, I had the honor of seeing Dr. Cornel West speak at my alma mater, Wright State University. The speaking engagement was not scheduled to begin until 3:00 that afternoon, but I arrived at the WSU campus … Continue reading

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