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Marxism, 'Red' Globalisation

Marxism. Laurie Taylor asks if Karl Marx's book Capital has any contemporary relevance? Also, 'red' globalisation. How anti-capitalist ideas once travelled the globe.

Marxism - Laurie Taylor talks to David Harvey, Professor of Anthropology at CUNY and world authority on Marx's thought. His latest book explores the architecture of capital & insists that Marx's original analysis of our economic system still resonates today. They're joined by Jonathan Sperber, Professor of History at the University of Missouri. He insists that Marx was a 19th century figures who ideas have run their course. Also, 'red' globalisation. James Mark, Professor of History at the University of Exeter, tells a little known story about the way in which anti capitalist ideas once circulated the globe.

Producer: Jayne Egerton.

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28 minutes

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Mon 13 Nov 2017 00:15