Category Archives: Reading Capital

Reclaiming Marx’s Capital

Big time thanks to @ReclaimHosting for a seamless transition. The website is now hosted by — David Harvey (@profdavidharvey) August 9, 2015 On Friday an old friend and collaborator  from the CUNY Graduate Center, Chris Caruso, reached out … Continue reading

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Reading Capital: a Long Overdue Postmortem

I spent part of the early Summer of 2008 exploring the possibilities of building an ad-hoc community around a series of videos of the Marxist scholar David Harvey teaching Karl Marx’s Das Kapital Volume 1. A few folks at CUNY’s … Continue reading

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Capitalism, the Stimulus Package, and the Intellectual Blogosphere

It was with some excitement that I noticed David Harvey decided to post his class lectures openly on his own website a few months back. I was such a fanboy I even created an aggregated Reading capital site (which has … Continue reading

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Reading Capital, Part 3: Forums vs. Discourse

World Forum 1 image courtesy of Dunechaser. This part of the Reading Capital discussion framework looks at the Reading Capital Forums (powered by bbPress) and a feature called Discourse which is the theme Prologue for WordPress blogs that offers a … Continue reading

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Reading Capital, Part 2: Blogs, Feeds, and Aggregation

Marx and Engels lego photo used courtesy of Dunechaser So I’m finally returning to creating a discussion framework for the Reading Capital site. I will detail my thinking for the design of the site below (and in at least two … Continue reading

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Reading Capital, Part 1

The D.I.Y. Lego Karl Marx (Image courtesy of Dunechaser) So while I am waiting for my very own copy of Karl Marx’s Capital, Volume 1 to arrive in the mail, I figured I ‘d get to work (in the spirit … Continue reading

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