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Capitalism is the crisis

This week’s stock market crash is just the latest reminder that the capitalist system inevitably produces economic crises. But as Karl Marx and Frederick Engels wrote in The Communist Manifesto, that's not the only thing that capitalism produces. It also concentrates power in the hands of workers, who they called capitalism’s “grave-diggers.”

Here’s a reading list on capitalism’s crises, the resistance it engenders, and the socialist alternative.