Public Meeting, July 8 in London: Andrew Kliman on “Causes and Implications of the Economic Crisis”

June 27, 2009 by  

Andrew Kliman on “Causes and Implications of the Economic Crisis”

Wednesday 8 July
Lucas Arms (upstairs room)
245a Grays Inn Road
St Pancras, London (Kings Cross tube)
8 to 10 pm.

Andrew Kliman is author of Reclaiming Marx’s “Capital” and a member of Marxist-Humanist Initiative. Meeting sponsored jointly by The Hobgoblin and The Commune.


2 Comments on “Public Meeting, July 8 in London: Andrew Kliman on ‘Causes and Implications of the Economic Crisis'”

  1. 1Stéphane said at 9:17 am on June 28th, 2009:French announcement at http://bataillesocialiste.wordpress.com/2009/06/28/les-causes-et-les-consequences-de-la-crise-economique/
  2. 2Mihaly said at 12:09 pm on July 1st, 2009:A question for Andrew Kliman.
    In your article “The destruction of capital…” you claim that until capital is destroyed to a sufficient extent, there can be no recovery in profitability, and thus no sustained recovery in terms of general economic growth.
    Do you think that what has happened so far represents a “sufficient” destruction of capital, or is it way too little to restore profitabilty?
    A lot of paper wealth has been wiped out (there are various estimates), and a lot of capital assets in the auto industry (and other industries as well) are being devalued, right? The collapse of housing prices is also (or can be) a sort of devaluation of constant capital.
    Is that enough, in your opinion?
    Thanks.

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