The authors argue that Marx's value theory should be purged of embodied labour concepts inherited from Ricardo, in order to re-construct a coherent analysis of the form of value. They then follow through the implications of this for other aspects of Capital's analysis.
The author deploys detailed empirical evidence to support his contentions that Japanese Multi-Nationals can only be under-stood by analysis of the following specific aspects: their integration with state capital and with the world policies of US capital; the development of 'sogo-shosha' (general trading companies); the balance of investment as between the raw materials, commercial and banking and the manufacturing sectors; the role of small and medium sized firms; and the internal structures of Japanese multi-nationals and their subsidiaries.
A major part of the Tories' attack on the working class is being conducted through reductions in local authority expenditure and increases in central government control. This article looks at strategies for resisting that attack, and argues the need to take local government seriously as an arena for struggle.
A disturbing interview with this Italian Autonomist (and CSE member) who has been in prison without trial since April 1979. He talks about repression in Italy and the criminalisation of Autonomia, his prison experience, political developments in Italy and about the changing focus of class struggle.