Keith Hart is Centennial Professor of Economic Anthropology at the London School of Economics and International Director of the Human Economy Programme at the University of Pretoria. He has taught at numerous universities, most significantly at Cambridge, where he was director of the African Studies Centre. He is the author of Money in an Unequal World. One recurrent theme of his work has been the relationship between movement and identity in the transition from national to world society.
Capitalism, revolution and racism in the US and the world
As Marx pointed out, the revolution comes like a thief in the night when no one is expecting it.
Published in: openDemocracyUKDoes Brexit really matter? Yes, as the end of the UK
The Tory party has been in bed with the City for a century. It is not beyond belief to suppose that Cameron’s goal...
A human economy approach to development
Money buys the machines that control people’s access to work. Humanity’s task is to reverse that order.
Waiting for emancipation: the prospects for liberal revolution in Africa
Clearly, trade and finance are not organized, in Africa or the world at large, with a view to liberating a popular movement.
Published in: openDemocracyUKA Crisis of Money: the demise of national capitalism
The present economic crisis stems from the gradual disintegration of 'national capitalism', embodied in national...