The crises of Capitalism – the role of Green Left within the Green party

In this RSA Animate 10 min film, renowned academic David Harvey (his early books were standard texts on my Geography degree course in the early 80s) asks if it is time to look beyond capitalism towards a new social order that would allow us to live within a system that really could be responsible, just, and humane?http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=qOP2V_np2c0

(The above video is part of a great collection found here: http://falseeconomy.org.uk/filmclub)

Towards the end of the wonderfully succinct summary of where the world economy is today, David Harvey states (from 9:15):

“Any sensible person right now would join an anti-capitalist organisation. You have to, because otherwise we are going to have this continuation… Of all sorts of negative aspects.”

Welcome to the Green Left: http://greenleftblog.blogspot.co.uk/ and

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