From Surplus to Over Production By S. Artesian

November 2018 — Anti-Capital

1. Capital is a specific condition for the development, appropriation, distribution, and accumulation of surplus product.  That specific condition is the condition of value, where the products are exchanged in proportion to the social human labor time necessary for their reproduction.   The historical basis for that condition is the separation of the forces of production from the producers themselves.  The separation is then embodied, and reproduced, in an antagonistic exchange relation in which the more capital exchanges of itself with labor power, the more it accumulates; and the more capital accumulates, the less proportionately of itself it exchanges with labor power.

Continue reading