353) Jason Moore: The impossible endless accumulation of capital
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In this episode, we welcome Jason W. Moore, an environmental historian and historical geographer at Binghamton University, where he is professor of sociology. He is author or editor of several books: most recently, of Capitalism in the Web of Life; and, with Raj Patel, A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things. His books and essays on environmental history, capitalism, and social theory have been widely recognized, and he coordinates the World-Ecology Research Network.  Support our community-powered show: GreenDreamer.com/support (The musical offering in this episode is Debt by Luna Bec.)
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