Valeria Bruschi, Antonelle Muzzupappa, Sabine Nuss, Anne Stecker & Ingo Stütze
Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung,
This website belongs to PolyluxMarx and provides open-access material for use while reading Karl Marx' Capital.
For several years now, people have been starting to dust off Marx and return to his analysis of society. This is mainly due to the social turmoil in global capitalism, weaknesses in prevailing explanations of economic relationships and the harrowing crises the world has faced since the 1990s. In particular, a younger generation of readers – untainted by former ideological battles – is starting to read Capital. Whether in universities, educational institutions, unions, or in their own living rooms, small groups are discussing Marx’s critique of political economy. This is exactly what PolyluxMarx aims to support.
This website provides a collection of annotated PowerPoint slides that illustrate the central arguments from Capital with which PolyluxMarx aims to support the appropriation and knowledge impartation of the critique of political economy: slide by slide along the lines of argument: central concepts of the first volume of Marx's Capital – ideal for reading courses that last several months.
PolyluxMarx was created as part of the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung’s work in political education.
This is a valuable and freely available resource to accompany the reading of Capital. It provides helpful explanations, concise introductory texts, contextual embeddedness and notes on methodology in order to make the work more accessible to a wider audience and to ultimately aid in better comprehending Marx' critique of political economy.