Wednesday, July 07, 2010

A View of Our System From the Left

This 11 minute video gives an animated overview of the crisis of capitalism from the left by David Harvey. With all of the major problems we are facing as a nation, it seems to me our 'system' often referred to as capitalism is just not questioned at least in the main stream media.

Historically we have had major problems/crisis and have worked them out with good ole American ingenuity as my grade school teachers called.  Harvey's main point is that we have worked them out in the past but not sufficiently to avoid the next crisis because we have not changed our system.

In 11 minutes Harvey gives a credible summary of the causes and processes of our system's problems at least from the perspective of the political left.And as he admits, he doesn't have a solution but wants to contribute to debate.