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A Strategy of Ruptures: Ten Theses on the Greek Future
Jan­u­ary 25th marks a his­toric turn­ing point in recent Greek his­tory. After five years of dev­as­tat­ing aus­ter­ity, a social cri­sis with­out prece­dent…
greece  politics  from instapaper
yesterday by seanlegassick
#Accelerationism: Remembering the Future
There is a real sense that a new and very different future must be constructed. Accelerationism is the name we have given for this desire.
accelerationism  politics 
12 days ago by seanlegassick
Accelerationism and Insurrection: Sleeping with the Enemy « Essay « Joshua Johnson
Accelerationism is the notion that rather than halting the onslaught of capital, it best to exacerbate its processes to bring forth its inner contradictions,…
accelerationism  politics  philosophy 
12 days ago by seanlegassick
The Shopping Centre Opposite Westfield Has Become a Weird 24-Hour Haven for London's Skate Subculture | VICE | United Kingdom
Westfield can keep its late-night casinos. In its shadow is The Stratford Centre, a modest 90s shopping precinct that, by night, becomes home to not just the homeless, but an army of young skaters.
geo  london  psychogeography  politics 
13 days ago by seanlegassick
Franco 'Bifo' Berardi, 'IWATCH my Future (The Techno-media Utopia: pre-scription of our future life' at the Extinction Marathon on Vimeo
This is "Franco 'Bifo' Berardi, 'IWATCH my Future (The Techno-media Utopia: pre-scription of our future life' at the Extinction Marathon" by Serpentine Galleries on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.
academia  politics  video  technology 
16 days ago by seanlegassick
Charlie Hebdo and the hypocrisy of pencils | REDFLAG
It was Herald Sun cartoonist Mark Knight who tipped me over the edge.
politics  france  middleeast  imperialism  war 
16 days ago by seanlegassick
Charlie Hebdo: This Attack Was Nothing To Do With Free Speech — It Was About War — Medium
The slavish media lapped it up — the attack was now an attack on ‘Freedom of Speech’. That cherished value that the West…
politics  war 
21 days ago by seanlegassick
Ta-Nehisi Coates Responds: "It's a Privilege for Me to Be Black"
On Tuesday, The Atlantic's Ta-Nehisi Coates illuminated one of the key disadvantages of the white public intellectual: "You can live in the world of myth and be taken seriously."
racism  academia  politics 
5 weeks ago by seanlegassick
An Ex-Con Reviews "Orange Is The New Black" - Arts Desk
Arts Desk is Washington City Paper's blog about D.C. music, film, theater, books, and performance.
tv  politics 
august 2014 by seanlegassick
DIALECTICAL INSURGENCY So, Accelerationism, what’s all that about?
So, accelerationism, what’s all that about? Well, lots of people are talking about it, and lots of them are very critical of it. As someone who has played a…
accelerationism  politics  philosophy  from instapaper
july 2014 by seanlegassick
The Central Paradox of the 21st Century
Paradox between consumer affluence and worker exploitation
politics  economics  from instapaper
june 2014 by seanlegassick
Philanthropists Enter VC Game with Impact Investing | PitchBook Blog
Endowments and foundations are typically thought of in the private equity and venture capital space as limited partners that provide the capital for firms to…
capitalism  politics  economics  ethicalcapitalism  from instapaper
june 2014 by seanlegassick
Noam Chomsky (critique of)
[GegenStandpunkt home page]
GegenStandpunkt
[Translated from Gegenstandpunkt: Politische Vierteljahreszeitschrift 4-12, Gegenstandpunkt Verlag, Munich]
Noam…
politics  academia  philosophy  from instapaper
june 2014 by seanlegassick
Michael Heinrich, Marx’s law and crisis theory | Michael Roberts Blog
Michael Heinrich is an exponent of what is known as the ‘New German Reading of Marx’, which interprets the theory of value that Marx presents in Capital as a…
politics  economics  polec  from instapaper
june 2014 by seanlegassick
New Directions in Marxism: An Interview With Matthijs Krul
Matthijs Krul is a Ph.D. student in Economic History at Brunel University and maintains the blog Notes and Commentaries. C. Derick Varn blogs at The (Dis)Loyal…
politics  economics  polec  from instapaper
june 2014 by seanlegassick
Monopoly Capital by Paul Mattick 1966
Paul Mattick 1966
Source: Anti-Bolshevik Communism Paul Mattick, published by Merlin Press, 1978;Transcribed: by Andy Blunden, for marxists.org 2003.
The…
politics  economics  polec  from instapaper
june 2014 by seanlegassick
A Marxist Ecological Economics
Elmar Altvater is professor emeritus for International Political Economy at the Free University of Berlin and a member of the Scientific Council of ATTAC,…
politics  economics  polec  from instapaper
june 2014 by seanlegassick
4 Theses on Rosa Luxemburg’s Theory of Imperialism
Rosa Luxemburg rightly tries to find the reason for imperialism in the capitalist economy. She finds the reason that capitalist states go outside their borders,…
politics  imperialism  from instapaper
june 2014 by seanlegassick
Seeing more Seymour | lives; running
A review of Richard Seymour, Against Austerity
For those of us whose recent experience of the left is of the splintering of organisations and the breaking up of…
politics  books  review  from instapaper
june 2014 by seanlegassick
The Enigmaticism of the Enigmatic… or more on David Harvey | Kapitalism101
WordPress tells me that since I posted the sloppy draft of my David Harvey critique two days ago my hits have more than doubled. I didn’t get too many responses…
politics  economics  marxism  polec  from instapaper
may 2014 by seanlegassick
New Left Project | Articles | Underestimating Evidence, Capitalists and Workers: A Rejoinder to Sam Gindin
In an article published earlier this year  by  Jacobin , the Canadian political economist Sam Gindin described the 2008 economic crisis as ‘a primarily …
politics  economics  from instapaper
may 2014 by seanlegassick
No Blood for Oil? Some Thoughts on Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism | Notes & Commentaries
Introduction While virtually everyone on the left would agree on the importance of anti-imperialism in principle, it is by no means always clear what this…
politics  imperialism  usa  from instapaper
may 2014 by seanlegassick
What is the current phase of imperialism?
The following article by Michael Burke, examining how imperialism has developed since 1916, originally appeared on the Socialist Economic Bulletin website. A…
politics  imperialism  usa  from instapaper
may 2014 by seanlegassick
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