Postcapitalist Futures: critique of Marx’s stages of production theory
Marx’s classic analysis of capitalism is marred by its unnecessary theoretical framework of historical periodization, e.g. …feudalism, capitalism, communism…The result is a misperception of the complexity of world history which doesn’t follow the marxist analysis as historical materialism. ——————– A system of epochs done right….
Let us note that marx was educated in the early nineteenth century, and it should suspected that he had a somewhat limited view of world history compared to what we can see now.
Two Manifestos We noted that the issue of transitional socialism, instead of the cockeyed idiocy of bolshevism, should be easy and relaxed…The left, dominated by marxism, has made the whole q… Source: Neo-communism should be a slam dunk…the bum steer of marxism/leninism… – 1848: The Ends of History
Like a Cheshire cat the ‘eonic effect’ fades into shimmering background as an empirical series of epochal transitions replaces it, and stages of production theory… September 26th, 2018 · History and epochal transitions? March 26th, 2018 · The legacy of Marxism contains a rich load of potential tools but is marred by the confusions of … Continue reading History and Epochal Transitions? problems with ‘stages of production’ theory
There is a way out of this confusion and failure of the Marxist mad hatters October 4th, 2018 •
Like a cheshire cat the ‘eonic effect’ fades into shimmering background as an empirical series of epochal transitions replaces it, and stages of production theory… September 26th, 2018 •
…like a bad pointer in c programming… September 15th, 2018 • The projection of stages of production theory into the future resembles a ‘bad pointer’ in c programming: a placeholder that points to nothing suddenly causes s system crash because a random value takes over the pointer…The failure to specify what they were trying to … Continue reading …like a bad pointer in c programming…
R48G: some suggestions for a new post-marxist communist platform… August 3rd, 2017 • We have suggested here many times the need for marxist groups to create an upgrade of the canon and to create a kind of break with the legacy that will send a message that the left is not beholden to an older … Continue reading Some suggestions for a neo/post-marxist communist platform…
The communist moment is coming, but is the left ready with a real platform? Marxist boilerplate isn’t good enough July 13th, 2018 • The whole of bolshevism was a wasted opportunity and part of the problem was the wrong analysis of Marxism November 24th, 2017 • We have repeatedly criticized Marxism on the grounds of … Continue reading The communist moment is coming, but is the left ready with a real platform? Marxist boilerplate isn’t good enough