Karl Marx’s “Das Kapital” or just “Capital” explains the nature of capitalism. From the purposes of commodities and money, to how they function in society as capital, to how this relates to wage labor, “Capital” is a detailed work on the philosophy, history, and mechanics of economics.
These are some of the books which we have used in our research, which we think you might enjoy.
Below is the Federalist #10, written by James Madison, and reprinted in full. We explain, annotate, and offer context on the Federalist #10.
Satoshi Nakamoto (a pseudonym) published his infamous white paper titled Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System in 2008 detailing the system that would become Bitcoin. We explain his white paper.
We explain Deductive Logic by St. George William Joseph Stock, a book that explains how to use deductive logic and reason in simple terms.
Friedrich A. Hayek’s The Road to Serfdom essentially explains itself (or at least the cartoon that comes with it does). We explain it anyway.
We explain the general idea behind Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century and offer links to summaries and the full text.
We Present the first chapter of Leo Tolstoy’s short story, There Are No Guilty People, alongside a short introduction and a link to the full work.
Below we present an annotated version of Andrew Carnegie’s 1889 essay Wealth (better known as the Gospel of Wealth).
We explain and annotate a letter Abraham Lincoln sent to Joshua Speed which shows how Lincoln opposed the Know-Nothings and Slavery.
We explain Oscar Wilde’s The Soul of Man Under Socialism to illustrate his prophetic take on non-authoritative individualist socialism.