David Harvey's Anti-Capitalist Chronicles

The Anti-Capitalist Chronicles look at capitalism through a Marxist lens. Support the show on Patreon and get early access to episodes and more: https://www.patreon.com/davidharveyacc


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 29m. Bisher sind 66 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 9 hours 15 minutes


episode 21: Whither China?

In this episode of ACC, Prof. Harvey examines what is happening in China today, the many changes taking place  within (the formation of a billionaire class, uneven geographical development between metropolitan cities and rural areas, a cultural...



episode 20: The Primary Abstractions of Capital

In this episode of ACC, Prof. Harvey discusses some of the contradictions that Marx uncovered as he examined the abstractions of capital. He explores the contradiction between the rate of change and the mass of value, and the crises that emerge from...



episode 19: How Are We "Ruled by Abstractions?"

In this episode of ACC, Prof. Harvey examines Marx’s use of the notion of abstractions to develop a general theory of capital and his critique of capitalism. Harvey identifies different levels of abstraction used by Marx: scale, perspective of...



episode 18: The Monopolization of Everything

In this episode of ACC, Prof. Harvey asserts that capital is becoming ever more centralized. The monopolization of power is inevitable in capitalism. However, according to Harvey, there are significant barriers to the continuity of capital...


 2021-07-29  30m

episode 17: The Ruling Ideas of a Billionaire Class

In this episode of ACC, Prof. Harvey contends that what we are experiencing is the raw exercise of ruling class power in ruling ways. He references Marx's Grundrisse to help understand how ideas are born and the impact they have on society....


 2021-07-15  42m

episode 16: The Urbanization of China

In this episode of ACC, Prof. Harvey argues that the circulation of interest-bearing capital and financialization, both necessary for the disposal of surplus capital and surplus value, are implicated in the acceleration of turnover time, especially in...


 2021-07-01  30m

episode 15: Dumping Surplus Capital

In this episode of ACC, Prof. Harvey talks about the changing dynamics of capital accumulation since Marx's analysis in the Grundrisse. The disempowerment of workers as part of the Neoliberal strategy of the 1980s to the present day, led to declining...


 2021-06-17  43m

episode 14: The Politics of Austerity of the 70s and 80s

In this episode of ACC, Prof. Harvey talks about the birth of the neoliberalism following the crisis of the 1970s. The vast government spending of the 1960s was replaced with fierce austerity measures imposed on the population, in an effort to bail...


 2021-06-03  39m

episode 13: The Legitimation Crisis of the late 1960s

In this episode of ACC, Prof. Harvey takes us through the political agitations that occurred in the US in the 1960s. The various social movements, the Civil Rights movement, the student movement, the labor movement, the women's movement and the...


 2021-05-20  51m

episode 12: Keynesianism of the 1960s

In this part 4 of 4, Prof. Harvey talks about the economic evolution of the 1960s and the suburbanization of America.


 2021-05-06  38m