Michael Hudson, David Harvey and Bertell Ollman: Three Marxist Takes On Climate Change, Left Forum 2019

3 July 2019 — Dandelion Salad

Panelists: David Harvey, Bertell Ollman, Michael Hudson

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Climate change is the main subject of the day, and rightly so. What do Marxists have to say that may be helpful in understanding it and hopefully (and it’s only a possibility) stopping it? Or, What is the relation between climate change and class struggle?

Left Forum 2019

Essential Dissent on Jun 30, 2019

[Hudson begins at 4:17 minutes into the video; Harvey at 24:55; Ollman at 50:16; Q&A begins at 1:18:55.]

Michael Hudson is President of The Institute for the Study of Long-Term Economic Trends (ISLET), a Wall Street Financial Analyst, Distinguished Research Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City and author of …and forgive them their debts, J is for Junk Economics (2017), Killing the Host (2015), The Bubble and Beyond (2012), Super Imperialism: The Economic Strategy of American Empire (1968 & 2003), Trade, Development and Foreign Debt: A History of Theories of Polarization v. Convergence in the World Economy (1992 & 2009) and of The Myth of Aid (1971), amongst many others. He can be reached via his website Michael Hudson, mh@michael-hudson.com.

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