Marx's Das Kapital and Captalism Today
In this book, Robert Griffiths takes us back to the foundations of Marx's critique of capitalism and demonstrates its relevance to the present day. This second extended edition contains a new section on Marx's ecological and environmental views, as well as updating and extending other sections
Marx's Das Kapital and Capitalism Today deserves to be widely read, not just by students but throughout the left and the labour movement more widely. It couples great clarity of exposition with an absolutely contemporary focus on what Marx's great work tells us about our world.
Das Kapital is explained in clear, simple language which does not shy away from the great controversies in Marxist thought. The great debates are all here - what did Marx mean by productive and unproductive labour, how do values transform into prices, how do the crisis tendencies in capitalism work? All these questions are addressed here and in a way that explains to the reader what exactly is at stake in each case.