The following debates have developed on various forums over the past months. Both Hamerquist and Harvey argue that the crisis Capitalism currently faces is not merely a cyclical (or self-correcting) crisis, but a one reflecting Capitalism running up against the limits imposed by its internal contradictions. Their arguments hold drastic implications for the priorities and tasks of those who see the need for systemic alternatives, and are worth examination.
David Harvey,"Organizing for the Anti-Capitalist Transition:
Don Hamerquist,"Lenin, Leninism and Some Leftovers"(and various responses):