Today we talk to Joshua B. Freeman about factories, their history, how they developed, how they shape capitalism and how they have shaped our world. Joshua B. Freeman is a Distinguished Professor of History at Queens College and the Graduate Center of CUNY.  He is the author of several books including American Empire and Working-Class … Continued

“Capitalism: A Six-Part series” is an ambitious and accessible documentary series that looks at both the history of ideas and the social forces that have shaped the capitalist world. Blending interviews with some of the world’s great historians, economists, anthropologists, and social critics (view the complete list of participants), with on-the-ground footage shot in twenty-two … Continued