Edward Tapia

Edward Tapia is a Chicago-based writer on Marxist theory whose work has appeared in New Politics and other journals.

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Edward Tapia

The Tendency for the Rate of Profit to Decline: And Why it Matters

Summary: Brief outline of the law itself in terms of overcoming the logic of capital and as foundation for the creation of socialism.  First appeared in New Politics, Vol. XVII, No. 3, Summer 2019 –E…

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Summary: Brief outline of the law itself in terms of overcoming the logic of capital and as foundation for the creation of socialism.  First appeared in New Politics, Vol. XVII, No. 3, Summer 2019 –Editors

Edward Tapia

Remembering Dependency Theory: A Marxist-Humanist Review

Summary: This essay takes stock of the rise and fall of “dependency theory”—an important theory of social development in the non-Western world—in light of recent economic developments and the insights…

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Summary: This essay takes stock of the rise and fall of “dependency theory”—an important theory of social development in the non-Western world—in light of recent economic developments and the insights contained in Marx’s concepts of abstract labor, value production, and socially necessary labor time. Originally appeared in New Politics, Summer 2017   (3200w) – Editors

Edward Tapia

Reflections of a Young Marxist-Humanist

Summary: Discusses young Marx, alternatives to capitalism, and the need to develop Marx’s Marxism for today — Editors

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Summary: Discusses young Marx, alternatives to capitalism, and the need to develop Marx’s Marxism for today — Editors