Grundrisse_Karl_MarxMy new free online course meets on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 – 8:30 pm (EST) this semester.

This is the public livestream link.

The text for this course is Grundrisse: Foundations of the Critique of Political Economy (Rough Draft) by Karl Marx. The page numbers I refer to are from the Penguin Classics edition, translated by Martin Nicolaus, ISBN: 978-0140445756. The text of the Grundrisse can also be found for free on the Marxists Internet Archive.

Course videos
Will be available on YouTube each week, and an audio podcast will be available on multiple platforms in time.

Syllabus

  • Jan 28: Introduction, pages 83-111
  • Feb 4: Pages 115-238
  • Feb 11: Pages 239-304
  • Feb 18: Pages 304-370
  • Feb 25:Pages 373-423
  • Mar 3: NO CLASS
  • Mar 10: Pages 423-515
  • Mar 17: Pages 516-594
  • Mar 24: NO CLASS
  • Mar 31: Pages 595-668
  • Apr 7: Pages 668-706
  • Apr 14: NO CLASS
  • Apr 21: Pages 707-758
  • Apr 28: Pages 759-880
  • May 5:  Pages 881-893 plus Reprise

Handouts

For the most updated information on the course, check The People’s Forum course page.

Please note, in-person attendance at this course is closed. You must be registered to attend this course in person. No walk-ins will be allowed. But everyone is free to follow along on the live stream.