Karl Marx’s Revenge: Class Struggle Grows Around the World | TIME.com

Karl Marx’s Revenge: Class Struggle Grows Around the World | TIME.com. Karl Marx was supposed to be dead and buried. With the collapse of the Soviet Union and China‚Äôs Great Leap Forward into capitalism, communism faded into the quaint backdrop of James Bond movies or the deviant mantra of Kim Jong Un. The class conflict … More Karl Marx’s Revenge: Class Struggle Grows Around the World | TIME.com

State, class and property

There is something refreshingly honest about classical political thought that much contemporary political theory – particularly liberalism – tends to obscure. In particular, classical political theorists tended to be much more straightforward in their assessments of the relationship between class, property and the state. Here are some interesting quotes from some of the heavy hitters … More State, class and property

Diggers, Levellers and Agrarian Capitalism: an excerpt

The development of agrarian capitalism therefore entails the reconfiguration of class relations in the English countryside. As we have seen, the development of agrarian capitalism gave rise to the differentiation of the peasantry out of which emerged a class of capitalist tenant-farmers and a class of semi-proletarianized cottagers, smallholders and property-less wage-laborers. Atop this class … More Diggers, Levellers and Agrarian Capitalism: an excerpt