Marx for Our Times: Adventures and Misadventures of a Critique

Marx for Our Times: Adventures and Misadventures of a Critique


the top of Soviet Socialism signalled to a few observers that the ghost of Marx had ultimately been laid to leisure. yet history’s refusal to grind to a halt and the worldwide credits challenge that all started in 2008 have rekindled curiosity in capitalism’s such a lot power critic.

Written through the mid-nineties, a interval of Western complacency and neo-liberal response, Marx for Our Times is a serious analyzing of dialectical materialism as a mode of resistance. with out denying the contradictory personality of Marx’s inspiration, and with a sensitivity to the plurality of theories it has encouraged, Daniel Bensaid units out to find what in Marx is still dynamic and correct in our period of increasing financial change.

Marx’s concept emerges, no longer as a doctrinal process, yet as an highbrow device of social fight and international transformation in an international the place capital keeps to dominate social family members.

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