What can we learn from Pierre Bourdieu’s critique of Marxism? Why did the influential French sociologist reject Marx’s emphasis on labor and class struggle? Michael Burawoy lays out Bourdieu’s famous troika of interrelated concepts: habitus, field, and capital. He also points out some of the key differences between how Bourdieu and Marx thought about politics, culture, and … Continued

0:08 – Mondays with Mitch Mitch Jeserich hosts Letters and Politics, weekdays at 10AM on KPFA. We discuss Congressional relief negotiations, the expedited confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett 0:34 – COVID update John Swartzberg is clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health. We discuss why the sharp rise in case … Continued

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