Monthly Archives: March 2018

From Wage Labor to a Gift Economy: Contradiction of Capital Accumulation

While reading┬áProfit and Gift in the Digital Economy by Dave Elder-Vass (2016), I was reminded of a contradictory development within modern capitalist economies. We are shifting from an economy based on wage labor, which simultaneously fueled production and consumption, which … Continue reading

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The Wind of Authoritarian Rule

While one may not be surprised that President Xi Jinping has now decided to scrap the two-term limit on his office, there is an element of discontent among the liberal portions of the Chinese society (among the Chinese overseas students, … Continue reading

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