Class 09 Reading Marx’s Capital Vol I with David Harvey

So far in this rather long and fairly complicated chapter on machinery, I suggested you might want to keep in mind two things; one is those conceptual elements in the footnote which bring together in some kind of ensemble the idea of technology, relation to nature, the processes of production, Continue Reading

Class 06 Reading Marx’s Capital Vol I with David Harvey

» NEIL SMITH: One of the striking things for me always about that chapter was the extraordinarily precise mathematical logic of it. I mean, it comes closest to a mathematical dialectic. And sometimes that ability and that way of working is why Marx gets tagged as in some ways as Continue Reading

Class 01 Reading Marx’s Capital Vol I with David Harvey

» NEIL SMITH: Well, you’re in for a treat today. We’re going to be talking with David Harvey on the lectures that he’s been giving now for almost forty years, I think, on Capital. My name is Neil Smith. I teach in Anthropology and Geography at the City University of Continue Reading

Class 12 Reading Marx’s Capital Vol I with David Harvey

» NEIL SMITH: Brings me back to your your point earlier about the the last chapters in Capital. There’s the primitive accumulation chapter of course, but I was thinking as much about the chapter on colonies and Wakefield, and the sense of you get from Marx’s critique of Wakefield which Continue Reading

Class 07 Reading Marx’s Capital Vol I with David Harvey

I think you see how, concepts that are launched at one point in the text then actually become the simple basis for an advance of an argument at a later point in the text. Now, if you remember, Marx starts off with a theory of the commodity. And so, the Continue Reading

Class 04 Reading Marx’s Capital Vol I with David Harvey

I think most of you probably found the three chapters this week easier reading than the three preceding chapters. At least I hope so. Because they’re much more straightforward and I think…targeted than what went on before. Because we’re seeing a macro-transition in the argument which, if you reflect back Continue Reading

David Harvey: The Persistence of Neoliberalism Despite its Loss of Legitimacy (1/2)

it's the real news network and I'm Greg wilpert joining you from New York City where I'm at the 2019 left forum which is actually taking place in Brooklyn this year and I'm joined by David Harvey distinguished professor of anthropology at the Graduate Center of the City University of Continue Reading

Anti-Capitalist Chronicles: Does Socialism Affect Freedom?

This is David Harvey and you'relistening to the Anti-Capitalist Chronicles, a podcast that looks atcapitalism through a Marxist lens. This podcast is made possible by Democracy atWork. I want to talk about the topic of freedom. This was raised last week when Iwas giving some talks in Peru – of Continue Reading