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The contradictions of capitalism: an interview with David Harvey

By Jonathan Derbyshire  

David Harvey is a professor of anthropology and geography at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY). He has been teaching classes on Marx’s “Capital” for more than 40 years, and is the author of a two-volume “Companion” to Marx’s magnum opus. That “close reading” of “Capital” is based on a series of 13 lectures, videos of which Harvey has made available online. 

His latest book is “Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism”. It begins from an insight of Marx’s—that periodic crisis is endemic to…

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