December 13, 2014 § Leave a comment
You thought capitalism was permanent? Think again. Leading Marxist thinker Professor David Harvey unravels the contradictions at the heart of capitalism — its drive, for example, to accumulate capital beyond the means of investing it.
December 9, 2014 § Leave a comment
Melvyn Bragg examines the lives, work and legacy of two men whose ideas have had tremendous consequences both in their own time and down the centuries: John Ball and Thomas Paine.
Now Is the Time: John Ball
Rights of Man: Thomas Paine
November 25, 2014 § Leave a comment
On this episode, UC Berkeley’s Harry Kreisler talks with Perry Anderson Professor of History and Sociology at UCLA about his intellectual journey and the status of the left.
November 17, 2014 § Leave a comment
Neil Gaiman visits Syrian refugees in Jordan.
November 14, 2014 § Leave a comment
Hedges & Wolin: Can Capitalism and Democracy Coexist?
Journalist Chris Hedges interviews political philosopher Sheldon Wolin, Professor of Politics, Emeritus, at Princeton University, who says democracy requires continuous opposition and vigilance by the citizenry.