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Not TINA (There Is No Alternative) but TAPAS: THERE ARE PLENTY OF ALTERNATIVES
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Review: David Harvey on capitalism's crisis

Review: David Harvey on capitalism's crisis | real utopias | Scoop.it

The British geographer and social critic David Harvey, author of the influential The Limits to Capital (1982), has undertaken an admirable and timely task: a serious analysis of the ongoing economic crisis of world capitalism that began in 2008. The product of Harvey’s effort, The Enigma of Capital and the Crises of Capitalism, is a sophisticated treatise on aspects of Marx’s criticism of capitalism aimed at a general audience.

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Why Marx Was Right by Terry Eagleton – review

Why Marx Was Right by  Terry Eagleton – review | real utopias | Scoop.it

As the IMF dishes out its medicine in Lisbon, Dublin and Athens, and the limitations of neo-liberalism become more apparent, the moment is surely right for a compelling account of Karl Marx's relevance to the modern world. And in campus conferences, continuing sales of Das Kapital, and even the words of Pope Benedict XVI (moved to praise Marx's "great analytical skill"), there is a growing appreciation for Marx's predictions of globalisation, rampant capitalism, and the instability of international finance. As the Times put in the middle of the 2008 crash: "He's back!"

 
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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation