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Karl Marx

A History of Economic Thought - Isaac llych Rubin

An important work, which situates Marx's economic thought in relation to the economic theories which predate him - from mercantilism to John Stuart Mill.

Reclaiming Marx's 'Capital' - Andrew Kliman

Book by American Marxist-Humanist Andrew Kliman seeking to refute claims of internal inconsistency in the three volumes of Capital.

Karl Marx and the Birth of Modern Society - Michael Heinrich

Volume one of Heinrich's three-volume biography on Marx.

Marximation

Looking at one of the less orthodox ways of marking the 200th anniversary of the death of Karl Marx.

Economic Doctrines of Karl Marx - Karl Kautsky

Kautsky's book-length introduction to concepts in Marx's first volume of Capital.

Marx's Critique of Utopian Socialists

New Harmony by F. Bate 1838 Robert Owen's utopian community

Marx's Critique of Utopian Socialists
Roger Paden
2002
Journal of Utopian Studies

The Civil War in the United States

Marx writing in Die Presse No. 306, November 7, 1861. Marx makes explicit his concern that the Confederacy might win the US civil war, and that this would result in the system of slavery being expanded to the North.

Neue Rheinische Zeitung

A short history of the newspaper Neue Rheinische Zeitung edited by Karl Marx in the 1840s and the role it played in the events of the day.

Is an over-supply of labour depressing wages?

Are trade union bureaucrats correct in saying Marx believed an over-supply of labour depresses wages? We take a look at what Marx called "the absolute general law of capitalist accumulation" to discover if this is true.