Karel Ludenhoff

Karel Ludenhoff is an Amsterdam-based labor activist and a writer on Marx’s critique of political economy whose essays have appeared in Logos and other journals.

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Karel Ludenhoff

Greece, Grexit, Socialism: The National and International Dimensions

In the run-up to the second general election in Greece this year, Karel Ludenhoff assesses the thinking and strategies of the Greek Left following the capitulation of the Syriza government under the l…

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In the run-up to the second general election in Greece this year, Karel Ludenhoff assesses the thinking and strategies of the Greek Left following the capitulation of the Syriza government under the leadership of Alexis Tsipras – Editors.

Karel Ludenhoff

Two Strands in Syriza, the Euro, and the Dictatorship of Capital

Summary: This article was translated into Persian by Mehrdad Emami and published in Critique of Political Economy. The original was published in the International Marxist-Humanist, July 19, 2015 and c…

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Summary: This article was translated into Persian by Mehrdad Emami and published in Critique of Political Economy. The original was published in the International Marxist-Humanist, July 19, 2015 and can be accessed HERE. The Persian translation can be accessed HERE — Editors

Karel Ludenhoff

Two Strands in Syriza, the Euro, and the Dictatorship of Capital

Summary: This article was translated into Persian by Mehrdad Emami and published in Critique of Political Economy. The original was published in the International Marxist-Humanist, July 19, 2015 and c…

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Karel Ludenhoff

Two Strands in Syriza, the Euro, and the Dictatorship of Capital

Karel Ludenhoff assesses the climbdown of the Tsipras government in the Brussels bailout negotiations days after the Greek people voted down the EU’s austerity demands — Editors.

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Karel Ludenhoff assesses the climbdown of the Tsipras government in the Brussels bailout negotiations days after the Greek people voted down the EU’s austerity demands — Editors.

Karel Ludenhoff

Henryk Grossmann vs. Rosa Luxemburg on the Causes and Meaning of Economic Crises — Not Just History

A discussion — in light of the Great Recession and of current debates over economic crisis and its causes — of Henryk Grossman’s 1929 critique of  Rosa Luxemburg’s thesis in Accumulation of Capital th…

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A discussion — in light of the Great Recession and of current debates over economic crisis and its causes — of Henryk Grossman’s 1929 critique of  Rosa Luxemburg’s thesis in Accumulation of Capital that overproduction is the cause of crises, and Grossman’s (and Raya Dunayevskaya’s) defense of Marx’s notion of the tendential fall in the rate of profit  – Editors.

Karel Ludenhoff

Further Reflections on Yanis Varoufakis’s ‘Erratic’ Marxism

Karel Ludenhoff continues the discussion on Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis’s relation to Marx and ‘Marxism’ – Editors

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Karel Ludenhoff continues the discussion on Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis’s relation to Marx and ‘Marxism’ – Editors

Marija Krtolica,
Karel Ludenhoff,
Dale Parsons

Marx and the Alternative to Capitalism: A Review Symposium

Three reviews of Peter Hudis’s new book Marx’s Concept of the Alternative to Capitalism – Editors

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Three reviews of Peter Hudis’s new book Marx’s Concept of the Alternative to Capitalism – Editors

Karel Ludenhoff

Marx, Capitalism and the ‘Automatic Subject’

Summary: Review of Adventures of the commodity: for a new criticism of value by Anselm Jappe, Munich 2005 – Editors

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Summary: Review of Adventures of the commodity: for a new criticism of value by Anselm Jappe, Munich 2005 – Editors