David Harvey

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

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.

The real pensions crisis

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We are told today that we face a crisis. People are living longer, there is a demographic timebomb and, coupled with need to bring down deficit, we have no choice but to accept reductions in our pensions, the need to work longer, contribute more and get back less in the end.

Crises of capitalism - David Harvey

Excellent animation narrated by David Harvey in which he explains the reasons for the current global economic crisis.

The condition of postmodernity - David Harvey

Marxist academic David Harvey on post-modernism in PDF format.