Jan 31, 2021
[5:00] Definition: Political economy as the study of economics as played out in reality. Economics in relation to society, production, culture, politics, etc.
[12:28] History: Adam Smith’s development of economics in the wealth of nations, alongside Mill’s principles of political economy.
[20:05] So what does Marxism have to do with political economy?
[33:31] Critique of capitalist economics today
[74:43] Why does this matter? If Marxism is about revolution, what's the deal with all this abstract economic analysis?
[78:13] Marxian economics vs Marxism: what's the difference, is there an issue with the former?