Microbes and Macroeconomics: Understanding the Pandemic and the Global Slump


Level: advanced
Haymarket Books, 2020
Perspective: Marxian Political Economy
Topic: Capitalism, Crisis, Emerging economies, macroeconomics, social movements & transformation
Format: Lecture
Duration: 1:32:40
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWIDsEFVGZQ

In this virtual teach-in, radical economists David McNally (author of the essential Global Slump) and Hadas Thier (author of the forthcoming A People’s Guide to Capitalism) will try to help activists make sense of the twists, turns, and sudden collapses in the world economy that have been playing out in the background during this global health emergency.

Comment from our editors:

David McNally delivers a really valuable, Marxian perspective on the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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