Thursday, April 29, 2010

David Harvey and the Enigma of Capital

Via. David Harvey's Enigma of Capital Lecture at the London School of Economics.

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"Debt encumbered home owners don't go on strike" (3:50-5:00 in the video). This is the most cogent one line explanation of the roots of the current crisis I've heard.


  1. And this is why I should have gone into Econ. It is fascinating.

  2. Yes. But David Harvey is a Geographer. Economists tend to make this much less fascinating.