Why capitalism now needs ‘lockdowns’ (social enclosure) and ‘medical’ tyranny

Left Lockdown Sceptics hosts an excerpt of this excellent article by Ted Reese. Because capitalism is working towards its own abolition by replacing commodity-producing labour with automated machines, the profitability of capital is increasingly dependent on low wages, public debt, state orders, and the centralisation of wealth and power. Whether you believe that covid-19 broke … Continue reading Why capitalism now needs ‘lockdowns’ (social enclosure) and ‘medical’ tyranny