Week 2

accumulation of capital

Key Questions

  • What constitutes exploitation under capitalism? How do capital, labor, and class fit into this framework of exploitation?

  • How is the rate of exploitation divergent under capitalism? What does this demonstrate about the relationship between class, race, and gender?

  • How is capital accumulated? What is the role of competition in accumulation? What are the consequences of accumulation?

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