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“The Crises of Capitalism,” by David Harvey, 2010.

David Harvey and Cognitive Media, “The Crises of Capitalism,” 2010.

In this vividly animated talk, scholar David Harvey sets out to offer a Marxist explanation of the global financial crisis and recession in the late 2000s. What makes Harvey’s approach Marxist? How do Harvey and his illustrators distinguish the Marxist view from the other explanations of the crisis?  

Source: From the British Royal Society of the Arts’ RSAnimate series, via