David Harvey

Educating Resistance

by Anna Selmeczi, 2010

While deeply sympathetic to David Harvey’s commitment to a politics that canmove to a new and more just order this paper, based on the experience of a period of immersion in the shack dweller’s movement Abahlali baseMjondolo,asks if Harvey’s commitment to scaling up the level of political action, alongside a project of political education, risks removing politics from the grasp of the people who are currently struggling, with a considerable degree of success,to restore their right to political speech and imagination.

A Companion to David Harvey's Companion to Marx's Capital, Chapter 1 - Critisticuffs

Critisticuffs take a critical look at David Harvey's 'A Companion to Marx's Capital'.

Seventeen contradictions and the end of capitalism - David Harvey

To modern Western society, capitalism is the air we breathe, and most people rarely think to question it, for good or for ill.

A companion to Marx's Capital, volume 2 - David Harvey

David Harvey's reading guide to Karl Marx's Capital volume 2.

The enigma of capital and the crises of capitalism - David Harvey

Taking a long view of the current economic crisis, eminent academic David Harvey explains how capitalism came to dominate the world and why it resulted in the current financial crisis.

A companion to Marx's Capital - David Harvey

“My aim is to get you to read a book by Karl Marx called Capital, Volume 1, and to read it on Marx’s own terms…”: David Harvey's reading guide to Marx's magnum opus.

The limits to capital - David Harvey

The Limits to Capital provides one of the best theoretical guides to the history and geography of capitalist development.

"I wouldn't want my anarchist friends to be in charge of a nuclear power station": David Harvey, anarchism, and tightly-coupled systems

An industry-specific response to David Harvey's popular claim that anarchists can neither run nor combat 'tightly-coupled systems', specifically nuclear power plants and air-traffic control. This paper is examines the the former and critiques Harvey's understanding of how such systems meet anarchist theory and practice, arguing that hierarchy does not make such systems safer or more efficient - quite the contrary.

Rebel cities: from the right to the city to the urban revolution - David Harvey

Whilst governments look to make cities battlegrounds, David Harvey argues it's those within them that can dictate the actions, and use them as a platform for class struggle.

Commonwealth: An Exchange

David Harvey in an exchange with Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri on their new book Commonwealth featured in the November 2009 issue of artforum.