How would different currencies effect capitalism?

Capitalism depends on two values that share a currency: money and capital. Money is liquid currency that freely flows through the economy. Capital is money that has been invested, in order to generate profit.

Under capitalism, people have private property. Private property enables the capitalist class to extract surplus value from the workers. The way they do this is under-compensating their workers. They pay them less in wages than the workers generate in value. The surplus is called profit.

But what if profit was in the form of a currency that was completely divorced from the currency that wages are paid?

Marxist reading of the reality show Big Brother, and Social Capital

Christian Patterson2019-02-06Underground Mall Usually, the tv show Big Brother is analyzed from a psychological perspective. A lot of this analysis is focused on things like surveillance, the Stanford Prison Experiment, and Lord of the Flies. But I've never read a Marxist analysis of the show, and since Celebrity Big Brother is going on right now, I will … Continue reading Marxist reading of the reality show Big Brother, and Social Capital