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So far we’ve covered a fair bit of ground in our efforts to understand the contemporary history of capitalism. The key readings in this effort include not only the Communist Manifesto, which offers a thumbnail sketch of the rise of global capitalism and its material and social effects, but also Hall & Massey’s “After Neoliberalism.” In terms of specific historical changes— longterm and more recent— these texts are foundational for the goals of the course as a whole.

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