September 17 +24, 8:00-9:30 | Online
Why do socialists keep yelling about “surplus value”? How is Jeff Bezos having $188 billion, related to his employees living paycheck to paycheck? Why do all my coolest friends have this Santa Claus looking dude on their lapel pins? These are just some of the questions we will answer in this two-week, beginner's introduction to the economic thought of Karl Marx. Whether you were a red-diaper baby or just learned about democratic socialism from twitter last week—if you want to know about Marxist economics, without reading all 1,100 pages of Capital Vol. 1, then this event is for you.
Sept. 17: Chapters I-VI
Sept. 24: Chapters VII-XIV
Free online version: https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1865/value-price-profit/