The Capitalism Workshop brings together Left thinkers to collectively discuss, probe and generate knowledge about the conditions, conflicts, complexities, cultures, contradictions and consequences of capitalism in the early 21st century.
What is capitalism? How does it shape the world? What are its social consequences? How are social classes being shaped and remade by gender, race and other identities and inequalities? Where is capitalism going? What forms are challenges to the system taking? Is a post-capitalist future on the horizon?
To answer these and related questions, The Capitalism Workshop does not subscribe to or extol any one Left philosophical or political tendency, tradition or doctrine. These are our past, and resources we continue to draw upon, but not our future. The Capitalism Workshop aims to be an open space for a plurality of Left thinkers and activists to share, hone, deliberate about and refine their thinking about and strategic responses to the economic, political, historical, ecological, technological, and cultural-ideological dimensions of capitalism.
More than ever, the goal of understanding the world to change it, and for the better, is of paramount importance to imagining and struggling for a society that is different and better than the current one. The Capitalism Workshop is ultimately a project of
anti-capitalism as we remake a socialism for our times.