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Episode 32: Theory – Value, Price, & Profit

Episode 32: Theory – Value, Price, & Profit
This week on theory, Celery (@comrade_celery) and Markus (@RIPMarkusJ) are joined again by Sid (@geckofantasies) to discuss Marx’s 1865 pamphlet, “Value Price and Profit” (PDF here: https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1865/value-price-profit/)

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Episode 28: Theory – Wage, Labor & Capital

Episode 28: Theory – Wage, Labor & Capital
This week the gang (Celery @comradecelery, Sid @geckofantasies, and Markus @RIPMarkusJ) discusses Marx’s pamphlet “Wage, Labor & Capital”, which you can find on the Marxist Library:
https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/download/Marx_Wage_Labour_and_Capital.pdf

Next week, we’ll be tackling “Value, Price & Profit”, which you can read on the Marxist Library if you want to study 🙂

https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1865/value-price-profit/

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Episode 24: The Labor Theory of Value

Episode 24: The Labor Theory of Value
Ever get that feeling that you’re being underpaid and overworked, but can’t quite find the words to describe what’s going on? In this episode, @comrade_celery, @RIPMarkusJ, and @mmalloyboy are back to break down the Labor Theory of Value.
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For further reading, check out:

Grundrisse: Foundations of the Critique of Political Economy, by Karl Marx
https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1857/grundrisse/

Das Kapital: Volume I: A Critique of Political Economy, by Karl Marx
https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/download/pdf/Capital-Volume-I.pdf

Oxford World’s Classics has published an abridged version of Capital Volume I:
https://www.amazon.com/Capital-Abridged-Oxford-Worlds-Classics/dp/0199535701

We would also recommend checking out David Harvey’s Companion to Marx’s Capital
https://www.amazon.com/Companion-Marxs-Capital-David-Harvey/dp/1844673596

Finally, Professor Harvey also has an lecture series available for free on Youtube in which he covers the entirety of Capital Volume I

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Episode 20: Theory – Ideology And Class Consciousness

Episode 20: Theory – Ideology And Class Consciousness
In today’s Theory episode, @Comrade_Celery, @RIPMarkusJ, and @mmalloyboy discuss ideology, class consciousness, and the base/superstructure dynamic.

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We would also encourage everyone to check out the good work being done by the folks at http://prisonlit.org

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This week’s readings:

Friedrich Engels, Letter to Mehring, 1893
https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1893/letters/93_07_14.htm

Georg Lukacs, Class Consciousness, 1920
https://www.marxists.org/archive/lukacs/works/history/lukacs3.htm

Introduction to Louis Althusser on Ideology
https://www.cla.purdue.edu/english/theory/marxism/modules/althusserideology.html

Althusser on the Superstructure and False Consciousness
http://beforeitsnews.com/eu/2013/03/althusser-on-the-superstructure-false-consciousness-2514126.html

Antonio Gramsci, Selections from Prison Notebooks, “Structure and Superstructure” page 689 and “The Concept of Ideology” page 704)
http://abahlali.org/files/gramsci.pdf

Introduction to the Sublime Object of Ideology, Slavoj Zizek, 1989, page xxiii (page 22 of the PDF)
https://joaocamillopenna.files.wordpress.com/2013/08/zizek-the-sublime-object-of-ideology.pdf
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Episode 16: Theory – Ladies Of The Revolution

Episode 16: Theory – Ladies Of The Revolution
The Gang talks heroes of revolutionary movements. Hosts Celery (@comrade_celery), Markus (@RIPMarkusJ), Amanda (@scavengingooze), and Allison take turns discussing the various women from history who helped drive and shape revolutions.

Relevant links:
The Prisoners Literature Project
http://www.prisonlit.org/

Spanish Anarchist Song – A Las Barricadas

Outro Clip: Janelle Monae – Q.U.E.E.N.

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Episode 5: Theory – Boi, He Bout To Communize It

Today, the Theory Crew straps in for a look at Engels’s Principles of Communism, with @comrade_celery, @RIPMarkusJ, and guest @deathpigeon joining. Breaking down the Principles of Communism (of as we like to call it, the PoC), they discuss the historical and philosophical perspectives that are explored in Engels’s groundwork for the Communist Manifesto.

Outro track:

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