David Harvey: Limits to Growth, Limits to Gentrification


Jeremy WithersDec 9, 2015
David Harvey explains why capitalism crashes if it can’t find places to keep growing and growing. He explains how financiers’ competitive search for profitable investment opportunities is changing the nature of urban development – spiking the cost of living within cities to unstable, unsustainable highs. The roots of the 2008 financial crisis are exposed and an alternative “right to the city” is championed.

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