"This text is effectively a summary of the arguments in , in particular Negri & Hardt’s contention that Marx’s conception of class struggle is obsolete and that globalisation can be understood as capitalism's response to class struggle (7,000 words)."NOTE: I am not sure that I agree with the introduction's statement that Negri and Hart contend that, "Marx's conception of class struggle is obsolete..." I think it is more of a conception that the typical, orthodox notion of what Marx meant by class struggle is obsolete (and always was).
Saturday, February 16, 2013
MARX'S MOLE IS DEAD - HARDT AND NEGRI
It is Theoretical Weekends and if you are not up for another long post, I would advise you to move right along. As the introduction to this atlibcom.org says,
So here goes...
MARX'S MOLE IS DEAD! - GLOBALISATION AND COMMUNICATION
by Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri
In our book, we propose a single concept, Empire, which is meant to name the political form of globalisation. Our primary question is, what is the political constitution of global order?