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The Political Writings of Marx and Engels: Part II, Surveys From Exile

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This group is reading and discussing original texts by Marx and Engels about their theory of class struggles as the motive force of human social evolution and the modern working class as the political antagonist of the capitalist system. The primary text is the anthology 'Karl Marx: The Political Writings,' recently published by Verso. In this part 2, we will be reading the "Surveys From Exile" section, which begins with "The Class Struggles in France 1848-1850" and takes us through Marx's articles on the Civil War in the United States.

$60.00 – $90

Mutant Ecologies in the Age of Genomic Capital

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In their new book Mutant Ecologies: Manufacturing Life in the Age of Genomic Capital, Erica Borg and Amedeo Policante assess recent developments in genomic science, genome editing and the biotech industry, presenting a critical cartography of the shifting landscapes of capital accumulation conjured by such innovations. Discussants: Ariel Salleh and Stuart Newman.

Free – $12.00

The New Power Elite: Revisiting C. Wright Mills

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Heather Gautney offers a contemporary companion to C. Wright Mills's 1956 classic 'The Power Elite,' through a fresh critique for the new millennium. She takes up the problems that Mills addressed and echoes his outrage over the injustices and ruin brought by today's elites.

Get Tickets Free – $12.00