New Live Course by David Harvey on the Grundrisse

Fantastic news for anyone who wants to take a deeper dive into the Grundrisse: David Harvey, in association with The People's Forum in NYC, has started a live course on the Grundrisse. For those unfamiliar with Harvey, he is a Distinguished Professor of anthropology and geography at the Graduate Center of the City University of… Continue reading New Live Course by David Harvey on the Grundrisse

Grundrisse, Part 1

Introduction This series is meant, first and foremost, for myself in order to gain a better understanding of different texts I am working through. It is also meant to create easily digestible chunks of material on these texts for those who are interested, but likely will not take the time to read the texts themselves.… Continue reading Grundrisse, Part 1

Two Thoughts on Exposition Regarding Straub-Huillèt’s History Lessons

“The ideas of the ruling class are in every epoch the ruling ideas, i.e. the class which is the ruling material force of society, is at the same time its ruling intellectual force. The class which has the means of material production at its disposal, has control at the same time over the means of… Continue reading Two Thoughts on Exposition Regarding Straub-Huillèt’s History Lessons

Brecht’s The Good Woman of Setzuan and the Capitalist Ethic

While I would have much rather seen the theatrical presentations of all the Brecht plays I’ve read instead of relying on the whims of my own imaginative inner-visions, I am taken enough by his comedic yet gravely serious interplay to be just beyond marginally content with reading them. The Good Woman of Setzuan — or… Continue reading Brecht’s The Good Woman of Setzuan and the Capitalist Ethic