Tag Archives: Labour Theory of Value

A Note of the Class held on Thursday 16 November 2017 on Rediscovering Economics

The final class of the Autumn Term comprised a report by Jerry Jones on the work he is undertaking on a book provisionally titled Rediscovering Economics and the ensuing comments and discussion by students. Jerry has been working on his book for a number of years and hopes to publish it 2018. As preparation for […]

Marx’s Labour Theory of Value and the Significance of Productive and ‘Unproductive’ Work

An earlier version of this paper was given by me to a class of the CUiSL on 4 February 2014. The amendments and corrections in this version largely reflect the discussions at that class but the views expressed, and any remaining errors remain my responsibility.     An Outline of the Labour Theory of Value […]

Classes in 2014

Classes will continue in 2014 at 7 pm on the first Tuesday of the month at Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road, Croydon CR01BD. There will, however, be no class in January. On Tuesday, 4 February, and on succeeding first Tuesdays, we will be continuing our study of Marxist Economics. The topics in February, introduced by Martin Graham, are the […]

Labour Theory of Value

A paper written by Nigel Green and given to the CUiSL class on 2 July 2013 Introduction The Labour Theory of value is the most subversive aspect of Marxism, and key to understanding its essence.  In my view, so long as the concept is clearly understood then it becomes intellectually difficult for someone to break […]