The Wolf Report: Capital Volume 1, Chapters 1-5, Really Condensed Version

15 October 2013 — The Wolf Report: confidential Analysis for the anti-investor

Capital Volume 1, Chapters 1-5, Really Condensed Version 

1.  For all the complexity in and of those awe and fear inspiring first chapters of Capital,  Marx really isn’t trying to complicate matters.  He’s engaged in a radical distillation, almost but not quite a simplification,  of the moments of value expression; of the commodity as the condition of social labor.

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Pocket Rocket Guide to Marxism By S. Artesian

26 March 2013 – The Wolf Report: Nonconfidential analysis for the anti-investor

Some brief considerations on turnover, circulation, circulation time and labor time:

Capitalists imagine their mode of production as production for exchange and imagines its origins in trade, in the circulation of the commodities between producers and …..producers, between producers and consumers, producers and “circulators,” merchants. 

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The Wolf Report: If it is what it is By S. Artesian

10 February 2013 — The Wolf Report

 

Dann wird es, was es muss

 

1. When the bourgeoisie aren’t, and even when they are, flogging the virtues of responsibility, accountability, attention-to-detail, hands-on-management, they’re usually in court pleading out the latest bit of irregularities, high and petty crimes, misdemeanors, and assorted felonies, with claims of amnesia (“I have no recollection…”), or dementia (“I’ m not capable of recognizing my own handwriting”). Or, they’re busy blaming irresponsible, unaccountable, subordinate rogues for violating “corporate ethics” (sic); abusing the “trust;” going “too far” thereby turning the corporate good ship Lollipop into Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge.

 

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That is a Rocket in My Pocket and I’m So Glad to See You Guide to Marxism, 5

11 January, 2013The Wolf Report

Devaluation, Realization, Overproduction:

(3) Looked at precisely, that is, the realization process of capital — and money becomes capital only through the realization process– appears at the same time as its devaluation process [Entwertungsprozess], it’s demonetization. Continue reading this...

The Wolf Report: Rocket in My Pocket Guide to Marxism, Again

20 November, class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>2012 — The Wolf Report

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In Steps:

1. Not for nothing does class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>Marx start out his critique with the exploration of the commodity as the embodiment of the facets of value.

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The Death Agony of Anti-Imperialism, 2 Egypt, 1 By S. Artesian

17 November, 2012 — Wolf at the Door
 
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1.   The organization of landed property, of the landed estate, and of landed labor in class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>Egypt was driven and determined by that which could not truly be appropriated as property—water.  Water and the lack thereof, regulated, so to speak, the oscillations between scarcity and abundance.  Water and the lack thereof imposed an approximate egalitarianism; a communalism among those who settled along the banks of the Nile, just as water and the lack thereof compelled a rough equality among the Bedouins, the nomads of the desert. Continue reading this...