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The Anti-Capitalist Chronicles look at capitalism through a Marxist lens. Support the show on Patreon and get early access to episodes and more: https://www.patreon.com/davidharveyacc

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The Anti-Capitalist Chronicles look at capitalism through a Marxist lens. Support the show on Patreon and get early access to episodes and more: https://www.patreon.com/davidharveyacc

    The Evolutionary Concept of Totality - Part 2

    The Evolutionary Concept of Totality - Part 2

    In this part 2 of 2, Prof. Harvey continues his talk about the totality of our capitalist economy. He contends that totality is not something that pre-exists, that can be uncovered through investigation. Rather it is something that is created through human activities and therefore is constantly evolving.

    • 27 min
    The Evolutionary Concept of Totality

    The Evolutionary Concept of Totality

    In this episode, Prof. Harvey talks about the totality of our capitalist economy. He contends that totality is not something that pre-exists, that can be uncovered through investigation. Rather it is something that is created through human activities and therefore is constantly evolving.

    • 29 min
    Revolutionary Transformation Requires a Collective Response

    Revolutionary Transformation Requires a Collective Response

    In this episode, Prof. Harvey argues that we cannot survive this viral crisis without a radical reconfiguration of the social and institutional arrangements. Any revolutionary transformation of society has to operate across all dimensions: technology, relation to nature, social relations, production apparatuses, social reproduction, institutional arrangements, State apparatuses and mental conceptions.

    • 27 min
    Collective Form of Action

    Collective Form of Action

    In this episode, Prof. Harvey argues that this crisis has afforded us an opportunity for significant change. With so many people out of work, freed up from producing wealth for the capitalist class, instead of hoping that things go back to normal, and people return to the low-paying, exploitative jobs, that we give serious thought to reorganizing our society and work to create something radically different.

    • 28 min
    Compensatory Consumerism

    Compensatory Consumerism

    In this episode, Prof. Harvey talks about the areas of economic and daily life affected and disrupted by the Coronavirus outbreak (tourism, film festivals, sporting events, educational and cultural institutions) and what this means for capital accumulation and consumerism, and the possibilities it offers for creating an alternative form of social and political life.

    • 23 min
    Anti-Capitalist Politics in the time of Covid-19

    Anti-Capitalist Politics in the time of Covid-19

    In this episode, Prof. Harvey talks about the factors and conditions that enables COVID-19 to become a pandemic and the ramifications for the economy and for social life.

    • 34 min

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Fantastic educator and much needed now!

David is an incredible philosopher, historian and educator. His podcast is amazingly accessible and exemplifies how knowledgeable he is on Marx and Capitalism. I’m extremely grateful for the podcast.

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Expert understanding of contemporary capitalism

Thank you David for providing your perspective on big capital and the political, economic and social implications of the last 50 years. These lectures are truly a gift.

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