16 Articles by: J. W. Mason

J. W. Mason is an assistant professor of economics at John Jay College, City University of New York and a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute. He blogs at The Slack Wire.

Karl Marx and the Corporation

More than 150 years ago, when the corporation as we know it today was still new, Marx saw in it both the essence of capitalism and a prefiguration of socialism: “The abolition of the capitalist mode of production within the capitalist mode of production itself.”