David Harvey, an academic who studies Marxism at CUNY's Center for Place, Culture and Politics, gave a speech at The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce in April on "The Crises of Capitalism." You can follow the speech with an animated cartoon by the Society's RSAnimated.com, at this link.
It's certainly entertaining. Does it provide some food for thought regarding the move to globalization with its impact on workers in the developed world, the financialization of the economy with its ready flow of credit til it stopped, and the divergent impacts of the financial crisis on banksters (who continue to make out like bandits) and ordinary Americans (who continue to suffer financial insecurity from the hit to jobs, homes, and pensions)? You be the judge.