On today’s show, Raj Patel helps us un-pack the history of capitalism, and how it has radically altered the ecology of this planet. Patel is the co-author, with Jason W. Moore of the book 'A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things : A Guide to Capitalism, Nature, and the Future of the Planet' This episode we hear Patel outline these 7 cheaps, and he explains the crisis capitalism is facing. In this crisis Patel encourages us to see the possibility of a world beyond capitalism.
Earth Matters #1256 (#1139) was produced by Teishan Ahearne.
Em Gayfer, Megan Williams, Pauline Vetuna, Teishan Ahearne, Bec Horridge, Else Kennedy & Nicky Stott