[Marxism] Eight Theses on the Economic Crisis

brad bauerly bbauerly at gmail.com
Sun Mar 1 19:47:43 MST 2009

<<<"I repeatedly invoked the David Harvey notion of crisis
displacement (shifting and stalling the crisis through spatio-temporal
techniques like financial speculation), and it was frowned upon. Is your
interpretation widely shared at York, now?

I hear Leo/Sam saying the earlier crisis was *resolved* not displaced.
That's a huge difference.>>>"

I don't know what they would say about that. I will ask. That was more me
than them, or it was my understanding of what they are saying combined with
my own analysis.

I also don't really see a big difference between a resolution of the crisis
and the displacement.  But I don't really think capitalism can overcome its
crises tendencies (contradictions).  I get your point and I think the
important thing is to keep your eye on the class struggle and how any crises
is caused by, impacts, and then are overcome/displaced.  Maybe you have a
different view and take them, resolution and displacement, as largely


When did this tectonic shift, decline in profitability, start?

Brad A. Bauerly
PhD Candidate,
Political Science
York University
Toronto, Canada
bauerly at yorku.ca

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