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Interview in Bolivia
El Centro de Investigaciones Sociales de la Vicepresidencia de Bolivia
August 20, 2014

David Harvey on Karl Marx
Hosted by De Balie in cooperation with IISG
October 9, 2014

David Harvey and Gar Alperovitz on Cooperation and Capitalism
GRITtv with Laura Flanders
September 9, 2014

Interview with David Harvey
Geographical Magazine
July 14, 2014

Interview with Prof. David Harvey
Ekonomi Politik
23 July 2014

Reviews: ‘Capital in the Twenty-First Century’ by Thomas Piketty, ‘Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism’ by David Harvey
By Michael Robbins
Chicago Tribune
July 25, 2014

Review: Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism
By P.P. Ramachandran
The Free Press Journal (India)
August 10, 2014

Ponzi Scheme Capitalism: An Interview with David Harvey
by Steffen Böhm
Review 31
August 11, 2014

Review: Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism
Sankar Ray
Hindustan Times (New Delhi)
August 31, 2014

Review: Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism
by Ståle Holgersen
Society and Space
September 6, 2014

The State of the World: Tariq Ali in Conversation with David Harvey
telesur tv
September 2, 2014

Gregory Wilpert interviews David Harvey
August 29, 2014

Focaal Interview with David Harvey from Berghahn Books on Vimeo.

Focaal Interview with David Harvey
By Zoltán Glück
December 2013

Podcast: London Critical Theory Summer School – Stephen Frosh, David Harvey, Esther Leslie, Slavoj Zizek & Costas Douzinas
Birkbeck, University of London
18 July 2014

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Crisis-scapes: Athens and Beyond Conference
Athens Polytechnic (NTUA)
May 10, 2014

The Micawber Solution

The Micawber Solution
David Harvey
August 6, 2014

“Something,” the endearing but eternally indebted Mr Micawber in Charles Dickens’ David Copperfield was fond of saying, “is bound to turn up!” “Welcome poverty! Welcome misery, welcome houselessness, welcome hunger, rags, tempest, and beggary!” said he, “Mutual confidence will sustain us to the end!” It sounds like an opening chorus for a Broadway musical called “Austerity Politics,” featuring Paul Ryan and George Osborne dialoguing across the Atlantic backed by a chorus of Republican governors of the United States and IMF officials, with a walk on role for Angela Merkel dressed as Medea poised to sacrifice the children of Europe rather than surrender to the fire-breathing paper dragon of inflation. The collective austerity budgets designed to cure all economic ills would provide a wonderful décor for a cacophonous second act. But in the final act Mr Micawber will stride upon the stage to save the day, with an ingenious solution to the problem of universal indebtedness.

He announces his solution “with much solemnity,” says Dickens, but only after consuming “two glasses of punch in grave succession.” Seeking to clean up his affairs as he readies himself to migrate from London to Australia, here is what Micawber proposes: Continue Reading »

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