Fictitious Capital and Contracted Social Reproduction Today: China and Permanent Revolution

Performers wave large red flags in a large scale live-action show near two theme parks on the outskirts of Wuxiang county in north China's Shanxi province


Loren Goldner traces a circuit from permanent crisis to permanent revolution in the long 20th century

Capital is the moving contradiction, (in) that it presses to reduce labour time to a minimum, while it posits labour time, on the other side, as the sole measure and source of wealth. – Karl Marx, Grundrisse

Burn-out in the Global Call Centre

Friends of the call centre worker’s inquiry collective, Kolinko, update their work a decade and a global crisis later, from massive outsourcing to India to digital ‘on-shoring’ in the West


Rip-roaring Markets and Massive Inequality: An Interview with Paul Mason

Newsnight's engaged economics editor and author of Why It’s Kicking Off Everywhere, talks to Peter Carty about global revolution, Chinese female biker gangs and ghosts


Will China Save Global Capitalism?

All over the world, the capitalist states are taking austerity measures to slow the growth of their debts. It is obvious that this policy, since it slows consumption, can’t in itself sustain the growth required for capital accumulation. Where, then, can the necessary economic stimulus come from? For lack of alternatives, eyes are turning eastward. It seems, writes Sander, that history, the supreme ironist, has chosen ‘communist’ China as global capitalism’s saviour.


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