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welcome to the resource page for capitalism bad, a reading group

meetings are saturdays at 6pm cst

zoom link here, password same as always

reading schedule and links:

meeting 1 - aug 1

  Socialism: Utopian & Scientific

  by Friedrich Engels, 1880

chapters 1-3 (skipping introduction but it is summarized in the outline)  

  pdf  audio  outline  relevant video

meeting 2 - aug 8

  Value, Price, and Profit

  by Karl Marx, 1865

sections 1-7 

  pdf  audio  outline  relevant video

meeting 3 - aug 16

  Value, Price, and Profit

  by Karl Marx, 1865 

sections 8-14 

  pdf  audio  outline  relevant video

meeting 4 - aug 22

  Marxism and the USA

  by Alan Woods, 2009

introduction & chapter 1


meeting 5 - sept 5

  Marxism and the USA

  by Alan Woods, 2009

chapters 2 & 3


AND How to Think Like a Vietnamese

  Communist: An Intro to Dialectical


  by Luna oi!


meeting 6 - sept 12

  "Poetry after the Future"

  essay by Christian Sorace (2020)   

  featuring contemporary Chinese



AND Justice (Part 1) 

  by ContraPoints


texts we might read from next:

  • Women, Race, and Class by Angela Davis

  • Dialectic of Enlightenment by Max Horkheimer and Theodor Adorno

  • History and Class Consciousness by György Lukács

  • How Capitalism Underdeveloped Black America by Manning Marable

  • Capitalist Realism by Mark Fisher

  • 24/7: Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep by Jonathan Crary

  • Revolution at Point Zero: Housework, Reproduction, and Feminist Struggle by Silvia Federici

  • Socialism or Barbarism: Selected Writings by Rosa Luxemburg

what do you want to read? send a recommendation or bump a text on the list of possibilities above

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