Economics/Class Relations

The Machiavellians, Defenders of Freedom?

This is interesting. A discussion of Burnham from a Marxist perspective.

In this episode of Pop the Left Derick Varn and Douglas Lain discuss Paul Matticks critique of James Burnham’s “The Machiavellians, Defenders of Freedom.” We ask the question, “Why do right-wing theories of social class so frequently infect the left and Marxism?” Relevant Essay: “James Burnham’s The Modern Machiavellians” by Paul Mattick https://www.marxists.org/archive/matt…

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