Against the Grain

Time Under Capitalism

What has capitalism done to and with time? How does it regulate and discipline workers from the standpoint of time? And what would a principled struggle to take back time — to reappropriate it — look like? Engaging with the ideas of Marx, E. P. Thompson, and others, Bryan D. Palmer reflects on work, life, and capitalist temporality; he also stresses the importance of abolishing the wage system.

Leo Panitch and Greg Albo, eds., Socialist Register 2021: Beyond Digital Capitalism Monthly Review Press, 2020

Bryan Palmer, James P. Cannon and the Emergence of Trotskyism in the United States, 1928-38 Brill, forthcoming

(Image on main page by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay.)

 

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