A history of the world in seven cheap things
"It's easier to imagine the end of the world than the end of capitalism" - Mark Fisher
Imagining the end of capitalism, that's our task on this 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx, the most influential theorist of capitalism.
Raj Patel is an award-winning writer, activist and academic. Patel also co-produces a food politics podcast, it’s called The Secret Ingredient, and it comes out of radio KUT in Austin, Texas.
Audio for today's episode comes from a recording of Patel's talk at the Revolutionary University Weekend, organised by Speak Out Now, October 2017.
Earth Matters #1139 was produced by Teishan Ahearne.