By David Harvey, John Smith is lost in the desert and dying for water. His trusty GPS system tells him there is fresh water ten miles to the East. Since he believes ‘for East to West’ one should ‘read South to North,’ he heads off to the South never to be seen again. This is … More David Harvey’s Response to John Smith on Imperialism
By John Smith, David Harvey, author of The New Imperialism and other acclaimed books on capitalism and Marxist political economy, not only believes that the age of imperialism is over, he thinks it has gone into reverse. In his Commentary on Prabhat and Utsa Patnaik’s A Theory of Imperialism, he says: Those of us who … More A Critique of David Harvey on Imperialism
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By David Harvey. From Oxford University Press: Karl Marx’s Capital is one of the most important texts written in the modern era. Since 1867, when the first of its three volumes was published, it has had a profound effect on politics and economics in theory and practice throughout the world. But Marx wrote in the … More New Book: Marx, Capital and the Madness of Economic Reason
By Scott Ferguson, Epicurus supposed that even in the midst of the void the atoms declined slightly from the straight line, and from this, he said, arose freedom. -Pierre Bayle, quoted by Karl Marx Money is no object. -Stephanie Kelton Viewed from afar, Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) and Marxism appear opposed. Contemporary Marxists such as … More Some Remarks on MMT & Marxism in Light of David Harvey’s “Marx, Capital, and the Madness of Economic Reason”
David Harvey, one of the most influential figures in geography and urban studies, and among the most cited intellectuals of all time across the humanities and social sciences, delivered a featured lecture, “Marx, Capital and the Madness of Economic Reason,” at the 2017 AAG Annual Meeting.
Four prominent Marxists met at The New School in New York to debate the relevance of imperialism. The debate was related to the publication of Prabhat Patnaik’s (Jawaharlal Nehru University) new book A Theory of Imperialism (written with Utsa Patnaik). With him in the panel were geographer David Harvey (CUNY), political scientist Nancy Fraser (The … More Imperialism: Is it Still a Relevant Concept? A Debate Among Marxists