Overdetermination and anti-essentialism, within and beyond Marxism

I have recently been reading some of the work of two American Marxist scholars, Richard Wolff, and the late Stephen Resnick. Both are committed to a form of Marxist theory which promotes the concept of overdetermination and an anti-essentialist epistemology. Continue reading

Development strategies and Justin Lin: flying geese or catch-up?

Last night I listened to a podcast of a lecture given at the London School of Economics by Justin Lin, former chief economist at the World Bank. He was using it as a platform to promote his recent book ‘Against the Consensus: Reflections on the Great Recession’. Continue reading