Collective Homeownership

by Simon Swartzman

1 See here.

2 Ibid.

3 Wall Street, p. 22.

4 Of course, Marx’s analysis, probably based upon ancient Mediterranean slavery, fails to capture the dehumanization, physical and emotional torture, and white supremacy of the version that continued in the US while he was writing this. His analysis of history and current events here is ridiculously limited, but perhaps his categories can outline some continuity between historically and qualitatively different forms of exploitation.

5 See here.

6 Quoted by William Barclay, which provides an analysis of the new forms of sale and distribution of loans.

7 “History of Ginnie Mae.”

8 Ibid.

9 Ibid.

10 See here.

11 Ibid.

12 See The Great Financial Crisis: Causes and Consequences by Fred Magdoff and John Bellamy Foster for a detailed analysis of the role of stagnation in financialization and the rise of monopoly-finance capital.

13 See here.

14 See here.

15 See here.

16 See here.

17 See here.

18 See here.

19 See here.

20 See here.

21 “How the Left Has Won,” Jacobin Magazine.

22 Ibid.

23 Although, as in the case of my earlier comparison of debt labor and slave labor, these formal resemblances shouldn’t be taken too far.