The Marxist Classes: Introduction to political economy

January 15, 2020
The Marxist Classes: Introduction to political economy


This brief introduction to the Marxist critique of political economy focuses on the following three main ideas: 1) Economics is the foundation for politics, culture, and ideas; 2) Capitalism is a wage theft system; and 3) Capitalism creates the possibility and necessity of socialism. Alvaro Rodriguez, organizer of Texas District of CPUSA, explains a complex subject in easy-to-understand language. Sponsored by the CPUSA Education Collective.

Image: Diego Rivera, “Rivera Court, Detroit Institute of Arts” by Maia C, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.



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