Is capitalism losing its progressive dimension, turning destructive instead? Is it perhaps even coming to its end? This line of reasoning sounds familiar, but the question is more widely discussed today than has been for a long time. Michael Hardt and Samir Amin, two of the main critics of today’s capitalism, talk about the future of the system, the movements resisting it and the alternatives they propose.
(b.1931 in Egypt) was educated in Paris. He is one of the most important Neo-Marxian thinkers, in development theory as well as in the relativistic-cultural critique of social