Capital-in-Crisis, Trade Unionism and the Question of Revolutionary Agency

Capital-in-Crisis, Trade Unionism and the Question of Revolutionary Agency

The entry of the capital relation into its epoch of structural crisis forms the basis for the development of the author’s conception of revolutionary agency. Drawing on the work and achievements of both Marx and Hungarian socialist thinker István Mészáros, May relates the emergence and deepening of the structural crisis to the decline of trade unionism as the traditional and universal form of organization deployed economistically by workers against capital.… (more)