The Making of Global Capitalism marks the start of a project to construct a new historical materialist analysis of the American empire and the world system it oversees.
Neoliberalism lives and shouldn't be given a premature obituary, but the American empire has entered a decadent phase.
The authors of The Making of Global Capitalism respond in the conclusion to our seminar on their book.
The idea of an American empire in decline refuses to die.
Money crosses the divide between states and markets. Capitalism.
How has the rise of finance changed class relationships?
There is more to global capitalism than American empire.
We need to see the state and capitalist production as aspects of the same set of social relations.
The Making of Global Capitalism deserves a wide audience, but there are gaps in its theory.
What do three giants of political economy have to tell us about the rise of finance and the moment in which we live?
Over the next couple of weeks we will run the inaugural Jacobin Book Club seminar on The Making of Global Capitalism.