David Harvey's Anti-Capitalist Chronicles

David Harvey's Anti-Capitalist Chronicles is a bi-weekly podcast that looks 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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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 29m. Bisher sind 79 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 16 hours 8 minutes

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episode 7: Freedom, Necessity and Anti-Capitalism


In this episode of Anti-Capitalist Chronicles, Prof. Harvey points to some hopeful changes in the political landscape of various countries: Columbia, Peru, Brazil, France. Drawing a parallel from Marx's argument of the 10-hour work day as a first...


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episode 6: US Labor - Supply vs. Demand


In this episode of Anti-Capitalist Chronicles, Prof. Harvey looks at the conditions of labor in the US today: the supply and demand as well as the characteristics capital requires from its labor force. If those characteristics are not met, Harvey...


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episode 5: Inflation and Class Struggle


In this episode of Anti-Capitalist Chronicles, Prof. Harvey examines the current US inflationary crisis and suggests that its cause goes beyond the mainstream explanation of supply and demand. He argues that the crisis has been engineered by capital...


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   32m
 
 

episode 4: Capitalist Growth and Finite Resources


In this episode of Anti-Capitalist Chronicles, Prof. Harvey talks about the ever rising mass - the rising quantity of money, debt, GDP, military expenditures, greenhouse gas emissions, plastic waste, etc. - and asks what are the qualitative...


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 2022-04-07  22m
 
 

episode 3: War - Who Benefits From It?


“The one sector of government that doesn’t experience austerity is the military budget.” In this episode of Anti-Capitalist Chronicles, Prof. Harvey looks at the role of military expenditures in contemporary capitalism in the US and how it...


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 2022-03-24  32m
 
 

episode 2: When Technology Becomes A Business…


Technology has become the largest industry in the world. In this episode of Anti-Capitalist Chronicles, Prof. Harvey picks up where he left off from the previous episode to further explore the implications of technology as a business. To do this,...


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 2022-03-10  30m
 
 

episode 1: Technological Dynamism


Technological dynamism comes in various forms: the organizational form, used to improve social productivity, such as the just in time system implemented by the automobile industry; the software of production which centers around keeping employees...


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 2022-02-24  44m
 
 

episode 27: How do we Break from Neo-Liberalism?


In this final episode of Season 3, Prof. Harvey talks about the history of Neo-Liberalism and how it relates to post-modernism. Trump's imposition of what is the truth, with his notion of alternative facts, is in many ways, a triumph of...


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 2021-12-16  35m
 
 

episode 26: Monopolistic Competition


In this episode of ACC, Prof. Harvey speaks about monopolistic competition and its impact on market pricing and location. All monopolistic competition is spacial competition that creates a highly unstable economy and has a tendency to produce...


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 2021-12-02  32m
 
 

episode 25: The Coercive Laws of Competition


In this episode of ACC, Prof. Harvey examines 2 schools of thought within the Marxist tradition, one that focuses on the falling rate of profit, and the other that explores the rising mass. Harvey argues that both schools miss an important...


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 2021-11-18  38m