automation, Moishe Postone, the linguistic turn, cultural studies, Marxian critical theory, contemporary social and economic change, the movement of the 60s, the American left, American manufacturing, American nationalism, the lack of internationalism among the working class, the decline of the industrial working class
Marx in the Age of Trump
The concepts of Karl Marx have been among the most powerful tools for the critical analysis of Western society. What can they tell us about the current moment? Is Donald Trump the apotheosis of global capitalism or the harbinger of its demise? University of Chicago Professor and IWM Visiting Fellow Moishe Postone, one of the world’s leading interpreters of Marx, pursues these questions in a conversation with Raimund Löw, former correspondent for Austrian television in Washington.