Podcast: David Harvey’s Anti-Capitalist Chronicles

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David Harvey’s Anti-Capitalist Chronicles is a bimonthly podcast that looks at capitalism through a Marxist lens.

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David Harvey’s Anti-Capitalist Chronicles is a Democracy at Work (d@w) production.

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Release Schedule: Season 4 began in February 2021. ACC is released every other Thursday, both as a podcast, and on Democracy at Work’s YouTube channel. Supporters of ACC on Patreon get access to the new episode and the RSS feed a day in advance. Join Patreon today.

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The ABC of Contemporary Capital | Session 13

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The ABC of Contemporary Capital | Session 12

As a part of this course, I’m sharing rough drafts of pieces of a manuscript I am working on, a sort of textbook on Marx’s political economy.

I’m experimenting with crowd sourcing the revision process. I invite you to read and offer your thoughts using the free social annotation program, Hypothesis.

There are two texts for this week:

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The ABC of Contemporary Capital | Session 11

As a part of this course, I’m sharing rough drafts of pieces of a manuscript I am working on, a sort of textbook on Marx’s political economy.

I’m experimenting with crowd sourcing the revision process. I invite you to read and offer your thoughts using the free social annotation program, Hypothesis:

The ABC of Capital: A Textbook | Session 11

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The ABC of Contemporary Capital | Session 10

As a part of this course, I’m sharing rough drafts of pieces of a manuscript I am working on, a sort of textbook on Marx’s political economy.

I’m experimenting with crowd sourcing the revision process. I invite you to read and offer your thoughts using the free social annotation program, Hypothesis:

The ABC of Capital: A Textbook | Session 10

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The ABC of Contemporary Capital | Session 9

As a part of this course, I’m sharing rough drafts of pieces of a manuscript I am working on, a sort of textbook on Marx’s political economy.

I’m experimenting with crowd sourcing the revision process. I invite you to read and offer your thoughts using the free social annotation program, Hypothesis:

The ABC of Capital: A Textbook | Session 9

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The ABC of Contemporary Capital | Session 8

As a part of this course, I’m sharing rough drafts of pieces of a manuscript I am working on, a sort of textbook on Marx’s political economy.

I’m experimenting with crowd sourcing the revision process. I invite you to read and offer your thoughts using the free social annotation program, Hypothesis:

The ABC of Capital: A Textbook | Session 8

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The ABC of Contemporary Capital | Session 7

As a part of this course, I’m sharing rough drafts of pieces of a manuscript I am working on, a sort of textbook on Marx’s political economy.

I’m experimenting with crowd sourcing the revision process. I invite you to read and offer your thoughts using the free social annotation program, Hypothesis:

The ABC of Capital: A Textbook | Session 7

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The ABC of Contemporary Capital | Session 6

As a part of this course, I’m sharing rough drafts of pieces of a manuscript I am working on, a sort of textbook on Marx’s political economy.

I’m experimenting with crowd sourcing the revision process. I invite you to read and offer your thoughts using the free social annotation program, Hypothesis:

The ABC of Capital: A Textbook | Session 6

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The ABC of Contemporary Capital | Session 5

As a part of this course, I’m sharing rough drafts of pieces of a manuscript I am working on, a sort of textbook on Marx’s political economy.

I’m experimenting with crowd sourcing the revision process. I invite you to read and offer your thoughts using the free social annotation program, Hypothesis:

The ABC of Capital: A Textbook | Session 5

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Remarks on Recent Events in the Ukraine: A Provisional Statement

David Harvey

February 25, 2022

[Also published in Common Dreams, Democracy at Work, Focaal Blog, Monthly Review, and Verso Blog]

The outbreak of full-fledged war with the Russian invasion of Ukraine marks a deep turning point in the world order. As such it cannot be ignored by the geographers assembled (alas by zoom) at our annual meeting, I therefore offer some non-expert comments as a basis for discussion.

There is myth that the world has been at peace since 1945 and that the world order constructed under the hegemony of the United States has largely worked to contain the war-like proclivities of capitalist states in competition with each other. The inter-state competition in Europe that produced two world wars has largely been contained, and West Germany and Japan were peaceably re-incorporated into the capitalist world system after 1945 (in part to combat the threat of Soviet communism). Institutions of collaboration were set up in Europe (the common market, the European Union, NATO, the euro). Meanwhile, “hot” wars (both civil and inter-state) have been waged in abundance since 1945, beginning with the Korean and Vietnam wars followed by the Yugoslav wars and the NATO bombing of Serbia, two wars against Iraq (one of which was justified by patent lies by the US about Iraq’s possession of weapons of mass destruction), the wars in Yemen, Libya and Syria.

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