Theodor Adorno “Late Capitalism or Industrial Society?”
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Theodor Adorno “Late Capitalism or Industrial Society?”

Opening Address to the 16th German Sociological Congress Source: http://www.efn.org/~dredmond/AdornoSocAddr.html; Translation: © 2001 Dennis Redmond; CopyLeft: translation used with permission, Creative Commons (Attribute & ShareAlike); Original German: from Suhrkamp Verlag as: Theodor W. Adorno. Collected Works, Volume 4; Transcribed: by Andy Blunden. It has become customary for the outgoing chair of the German Society for … Continue reading

Moishe Postone “Critique and Historical Transformation”
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Moishe Postone “Critique and Historical Transformation”

source: communists in situ From Critique and Historical Transformation, by Moishe Postone (2004): At the heart of Marx’s analysis of the commodity is his argument that labour in capitalism has a ‘double character’: it is both ‘concrete labour’ and ‘abstract labour’. ‘Concrete labour’ refers to the fact that some form of what we consider labouring activity mediates the … Continue reading

Antagonism and Negative Critique: An Interview
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Antagonism and Negative Critique: An Interview

source: viewpointmag.com Viewpoint: Much of your work addresses the contribution of “Neue Marx-Lektüre,” the “new reading of Marx” which returned to the interpretation of Capital in the light of the philosophical challenge of the Frankfurt School, and the political challenge of the 1960s and 1970s student movement. Can you tell us about the political significance of … Continue reading