Radical Liberal ‘Marxist’ David Harvey Says ‘Das Kapital’ Is Too Dense Too Understand – Too Revolutionary, Actually

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David Harvey’s Jacobin interview on Marx’s Capital A promotion of the “life-style” politics

David Harvey’s Jacobin interview on Marx’s Capital A promotion of the “life-style” politics of the academic left

21 July 2018

(Vimeo – video of David Harvey’s Introduction to Reading Karl Marx’ ‘Capital’ –

The Jacobin magazine, which functions as a kind of house journal for the middle class radical liberal milieu, in particular the Democratic Socialists of America, has published an interview with the academic David Harvey, purporting to show why Marx’s Capital is “still the defining guide to understanding—and overcoming—the horrors of capitalism.”

Harvey, variously described as a social theorist, a historical-materialist geographer and sometimes a Marxist, has attracted a wide following over the past decade in the wake of the global financial crisis due to his online lectures on Capital and a number of books critical of capitalism and its irrationalities.

The interest in his…

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