Book Launch: Twilight Capitalism
Karl Marx and the Decay of the Profit System by Murray E.G. Smith, Jonah Butovsky and Josh J. Watterton
Join authors of Twilight Capitalism: Karl Marx and the Decay of the Profit System, Murray E.G. Smith, Jonah Butovsky and Josh J. Watterton in a conversation moderated by Tim Hayslip.
Eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/book-launch-twilight-capitalism-tickets-153716240413
About the event
Fernwood Publishing presents the launch of Twilight Capitalism: Karl Marx and the Decay of the Profit System. This event will feature a panel discussion with authors, Murray E.G. Smith, Jonah Butovsky and Josh J. Watterton, moderated by Tim Hayslip. This event is part of Radical May, an international festival of books and authors.
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Purchase a copy of Twilight Capitalism: Karl Marx and the Decay of the Profit System here: https://fernwoodpublishing.ca/book/twilight-capitalism
About the speakers
Murray E.G. Smith
Murray E.G. Smith is Professor of Sociology and Labour Studies at Brock University. He has been active on the socialist left in Canada since the 1970s, participating in a variety of campaigns and progressive movements for social change.
Jonah Butovsky is associate professor of sociology at Brock University.
Josh J. Watterton
Joshua J. Watterton is pursuing a PhD in geography at York University.
About the book
Twenty-first-century capitalism has little more to offer than a menu of despair: pandemics, deepening inequality, worsening depression, runaway climate change, intensifying authoritarianism and escalating militarism. Twilight Capitalism offers a wide-ranging analysis of the origins, implications and scope of the “combined” social crisis of 2020 and beyond. A compelling case is made that Karl Marx’s critical analysis of capitalism, along with his program of class-struggle socialism, is essential to understanding and addressing the most important social, economic and ecological problems of our time.