• The Workers and Punks’ University May Day School 2013

    The Workers and Punks’ University May Day School 2013

    Transition, Austerity and Primitive Accumulation – Left Answers 26 April–1 May, 2013 Ljubljana, Stara mestna elektrarna – Elektro Ljubljana Capitalism reveals itself in the time of crisis. As Marx and Engels have stressed in The Communist Manifesto, a crisis would seem, from the standpoint of earlier epochs, an utter absurdity. A capitalist crisis is an epidemic of over-production that entails social devastation, destruction of living conditions and overall immiseration of the working masses; precisely this is underway in Europe right now. Record-high unemployment, particularly in the peripheral countries and among the young, severe and uncompromising austerity measures dictated by the infamous troika, and ... Read More »