RSA ANIMATE: Crises of Capitalism

Level: beginner
David Harvey; Abi Stephenson
RSA ANIMATE, 2010
Perspective: Marxian Political Economy
Topic: crisis
Format: Short Film
Duration: 00:11:10
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOP2V_np2c0

The clip accompanies a speech by David Harvey on the crises of capitalism with nice and detailed drawings. Harvey illustrates the five most common narratives on why the financial and economic crisis took place – from human frailty to policy failure. Departing from those narratives, he presents a Marxist analysis on the current crisis, as a consequence of the crisis of the 1970s and of recent developments of capitalism.

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