How Capitalism Ends

How Capitalism Ends

Capital's drive for profit has pushed technological development to previously unimagined heights, and now capitalist production is pushing progress in all the wrong directions.

How Capitalism Ends

Capital's drive for profit has pushed technological development to previously unimagined heights, and now capitalist production is pushing progress in all the wrong directions.

Paperback £16.99 || $21.95

Nov 25, 2022
978-1-80341-000-5

Buy this Paperback from one of these retailers:
e-book £12.99 || $17.99

Nov 25, 2022
978-1-80341-001-2

Buy this e-book from one of these retailers:
Steve Paxton
More books
Categories

Civilization, Communism, post-communism & socialism, Political

Synopsis

While the past 300 years have witnessed immense growth in productive capacity, the ‘logic’ of capitalist production is now pushing progress in all the wrong directions. We’ve passed the point where our biggest enemy is material scarcity. Our problems no longer revolve around insufficient production, but iniquitous distribution - and the fact that we’re fast running out of planet - and these are problems that capitalism cannot solve.

Taking in a diverse range of contemporary and historical evidence - from the Putney Debates of 1647 to Modern Monetary Theory, from John Locke to Thomas Piketty, from the Rights of Man to the rise of identity politics How Capitalism Ends navigates a path through current affairs, history, economics and philosophy and sets the scene for the conversation we, as a civilization, urgently need to begin…

Reader Reviews

Click on the circles below to see more reviews

You may also be interested in