Books interview: David Harvey in Times Higher Education – Eliot, Shakespeare, Dickens and, of course, Marx. Thanks to dmf for the link.
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Reading Marx’s Capital Vol 1
Available at: http://davidharvey.org/2008/06/marxs-capital-class-01/
David Harvey is a professor of Anthropology and Geography, working at the city university in New York. 771 more words
“This left, which strangely echoes a libertarian or even neoliberal ethic of anti-statism”- from Seventeen Contradiction and the end of Capitalism
Leaving aside the ludicrous idea that right-wing propertarianism and neoliberalism is anti-state in any meaningful sense, Harvey realises Marx was anti-state, right? 116 more words
All around us lie the ruins—remnants of an old left and a bygone era of revolutionary aspirations.
Some of the decaying structures remain, to be sure, but everywhere the wreckage of the labor movement is now apparent: its traditional organizations lie in shambles, the smoldering debris strewn across the depoliticized landscape of our “post-ideological” societies, while its emancipatory ideals have long since given way to capitalist monstrosities—totalitarian and technocratic alike—that make a mockery of the movement’s origins in the great workers’ struggles of the nineteenth century. 530 more words