The Future of Capitalism

Level: beginner
Paul Mason | The RSA, 2015
Topic: crisis
Format: Lecture
Duration: 01:05:36
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrzXIV8eZPo
Paul Mason presents the main arguments of his book PostCapitalism. First, he argues that capitalism runs out of its capability to adapt to crises and second states that information technology challenges the capitalist system. In a nutshell, he argues that a society which fully exploits information technologies can't include concepts such as intellectual property, free market or private ownership. This has far-reaching consequences for the organisation of wages and work. The talk stops at minute 37.30.

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