International Dialogue |
Report: Capital in the East
The world financial crisis of 2008 brought "Capital" to renewed attention of critical theorists, social scientists, and the progressive movements. Its analyses are being considered even more relevant today. Newspapers have focused attention on the contemporary relevance of many of its arguments. In the developing world the drive towards developmentalism, expansion of market, financialisation, weakening of state’s welfare services, rampant privatisation, and boundless exploitation of natural and human resources have stoked what some have called “southern insurgencies”. In this milieu "Capital" has returned to attention.