The Means of Production Will Be Invented, Not Seized, by Winter Trabex

The Marxist idea of “seizing the means of production” was conceived in the latter half of the 19th century during a time when the industrial revolution greatly expanded an already-growing economy but also introduced to the world massive inequality. The workers who found themselves in undesirable working situations could not just wait out the employer…

“Balthazar. The Discrete Charm of Economic Growth” by Kevin Carson

Nick’s Notes: Kevin gave me full permission to repost this a while ago but I totally forgot. Thanks, Kevin! Robert Balthazar. The Discrete Charm of Economic Growth. Part I: The Bilinguals; Part II: The Making of an Overriding Collective Preference (2016). At the outset Balthazar briefly summarizes his own intellectual journey as an economist, looking…