The Contradictions of Capitalism - RSA

The Contradictions of Capitalism


  • Economics and Finance
  • Social networks

David Harvey is a Distinguished Professor in the Graduate Center of City University of New York and is the author of numerous books.

One of the world’s most respected public thinkers visits the RSA to explore the hidden workings of capital. David Harvey, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at the City University of New York Graduate School, unravels the paradoxes at the heart of capitalism and offers a manifesto for a new way forward.

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