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Economic crisis, Henryk Grossman and the responsibility of socialists

Kuhn, Rick


Henryk Grossman’s discussion of economic crises was designed to complement his Leninist understanding of politics. For Grossman, as for Marx, the fundamental contradiction of capitalist production is between the unlimited scope for expanding the output of use values and restrictions imposed by the framework of producing profits. The increasing weight of capitalists’ outlays on dead compared to living labour, which is the only source of new value, gives rise to the system’s tendency to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009-05-13T01:35:30Z
Type: Journal article
Source: Historical Materialism: Research in Critical Marxist Theory
DOI: 10.1163/156920609X436108


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