economic crisis

The Roots of Austerity

by on January 2, 2012

In the midst of 2011’s transition from the Great Recession to a global economic slump, this site has highlighted lucid and accessible analysis from Steve Keen, David Harvey, Costas Lapavitsas, Nouriel Roubini, and Richard Wolff. Capitalism Is the Crisis is a feature length documentary that synthesizes such analyses, using short interview clips with leading critical thinkers such as Naomi Klein, Chris Hedges, Leo Panitch
Read the rest

Comments Off

Animated Marxism Goes Viral

by on March 17, 2011

David Harvey (razor-sharp at age 75) is among the top 20 most-cited scholars in the humanities, an urban theorist and activist, and author of such books as Spaces of Hope, A Brief History of Neoliberalism, and most recently The Enigma of Capital and the Crises of Capitalism. His phenomenal 13-part online video lectures series on reading Marx’s Capital is an absolute landmark in Marxist pedagogy and popularly …
Read the rest

One comment

What You’ve Been Looking for….

by on January 20, 2011

is someone credible–perhaps someone with an even broader purview than Paul Krugman–who can tell us, in everyday language, whether the Great Recession is indeed finally over. Perhaps someone who can likewise assess whether or not the death of neoliberalism has been exaggerated

Obamareagan via Harper's

With de facto unemployment at nearly 30% in Obama’s United States, while corporate America sits on $2 trillion in cash reserves and …
Read the rest

Comments Off