'A tour de force of Marxist analysis both a significant addition to the literature on Marx's theory of value and an accessible introduction to why it is essential to understanding the multiple crises of twenty-first century capitalism'
-- Murray E.G. Smith, Professor of Sociology at Brock University
'Carchedi and Roberts make killer arguments that Marx's labour theory of value is indispensable for understanding capitalism's environmental destructiveness, economic crises, impact on knowledge production and aspects of its financial processes'
-- Rick Kuhn, author of the Deutscher Prize winning 'Henryk Grossman and the Recovery of Marxism'
'The book that the reader has in his hands is fundamental: it explains the characteristics of the current world through its most objective dimension - the theory of value - which, in an anti-dialectical way, has been forgotten by the left in recent decades. In this book economics is politics and politics is economics'
-- Raquel Varela, author of 'A People's History of the Portuguese Revolution'
'This book offers a rigorous Marxist interpretation of some of the major issues in contemporary capitalism. Its analysis is firmly based on the Marxist labour theory of value and is coupled with meticulous empirical support'
-- Satvros Mavroudeas, Professor of Political Economy at Panteion University, Greece
'Two of the most accomplished and prominent Marxist authors'
-- Lefteris Tsoulfidis, Professor of Economic Thought, University of Macedonia, Greece
'Capitalism will always be capitalism, but in the 21st century new forms, controversies and challenges have appeared [...] This book masterfully descends to the concrete to show the strength of Marx's law of value and the alternative socialist planning.'
-- Juan Pablo, Professor of Applied Economics, Complutense University of Madrid
'Brilliant Marxian theoretical and empirical analysis [...] as if updating Ernest Mandel's Late Capitalism for the 21st century'
-- Seongjin Jeong, Professor of Economics, Gyeongsang National University
'Michael Roberts and Guglielmo Carchedi restate Marx's critique of political economy for today, displaying formidable theoretical rigour and command of the empirical evidence. They offer challenging analyses of ecological catastrophe, economic crises, imperialism, robots, and socialism from which everyone will learn.'
-- Alex Callinicos, Professor of European Studies, King's College London