By learning about surplus value, or profit, we see how capitalism exploits and appropriates, allowing the rich to get richer and the poor to become immiserated.
The fight against oppression needs to be fully integrated into the fight against capitalism and for socialism.
In the first of a series of articles looking at and debating social reproduction theory, here we republish Tithi Bhattacharrya's introductory piece on some of the basics.
The materialist conception of history can be used to understand recent events and shows us how ordinary people, the exploited and the oppressed, can make history.
Selective readings of Marxist theory that favour "guides to action" can lead to a skewed and unhelpful understanding of Marxist ideas
Terry Wrigley takes a look at the Marxist concept of class, in the first of an rs21 series on the fundamentals of our political tradition.
Judith argued that capitalism is always in flux, constantly revolutionising the means of production, but that exploitation of the majority by the minority remains the core of the system.