PhiloFiction

How to Spot an Analog Philosopher

10 Dez , 2019  

How to spot an analog philosopher? First look at his attachments… What does he love the most?

Analog philosophers value life and vitality, and thus have a special affection for nature. They talk about energy and aliveness, but also the same thing in reverse, dissipation and death. The ugliest ugly ...

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PhiloFiction

What is determination in the last instance? (20 points)

9 Dez , 2019  

1) For Laruelle, philosophy always revolves around dualities or differences, being – other, theory – practice, ontic-ontological, etc.

2) Laruelle leaves this terrain to fully invest his thinking power in the solutions of the One’s problem, or more precisely to develop an irreversible thinking in one or according to the ...

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EconoFiction

The Working Class and the Middle Classes in the Greek Economic Crisis: Allies in a Common Anti-Neoliberal Strategy?

8 Dez , 2019  

George Economakis and John Milios

ABSTRACT

On the basis of a Marxist analysis of capitalist relations of classpower and the class configuration in contemporary advanced capitalist societies, the paper investigates the consequences of the recent economic crisis and of the neoliberal capitalist strategies in Greece (austerity, market liberalization and privatizations), ...

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Documentation

„Ein beeindruckender Tag“ – Rückblick auf den Streik und die Demonstration vom 5. Dezember in Paris

7 Dez , 2019  

Am vergangenen Donnerstag beteiligten sich um die 1 Million Menschen in Frankreich an den landesweiten Demonstrationen gegen die Pläne der Regierung, die Rentenversicherung zu „reformieren“, sprich das Eintrittsalter zu erhöhen und die Bezüge zu kürzen. (1) Ausgenommen werden sollen lediglich die Angehörigen der Polizei, wie die Regierung unmittelbar vor ...

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EconoFiction

The Time Modalities of Capital and Postone’s Misinterpretation

7 Dez , 2019  

One should by no means identify the abstract time of capital with a linear and homogeneous order of time, in which, in a continuous flow of time running ahead on the time stream, each time stage simultaneously excludes the other (past – present – future), ergo with a linear time, ...

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NonMusic

Ultrablack of Music – Book & Compilation (Out in February 2020 on Mille Plateaux/Non)

6 Dez , 2019  

Frédéric Neyrat Spectral Composition: on Spectral Music, Drone Metal, and Electronic Music

Frédéric Neyrat The Messianic Messing-Up

Achim Szepanski Ultrablack of Music

Holger Schulze Sonic Thanaticism. A Sensology of The Sonic Capital

Algorithmic Committee The Scream and the Sound of the Flesh

Marcus Schmickler&Julian Rohrhuber Politics of Frequency

Stefan Paulus ...

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EconoFiction

On the question of real estate Speculation (1)

6 Dez , 2019  

Today, on the one hand, we are seeing rising rents and the infamous gentrification, vertical housing construction and expensive condominiums in the centres of large cities, monstrous large-scale projects and massive urbanization processes in the emerging countries and peripheries, and on the other hand, the increase in urban poverty, vacancies ...

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PhiloFiction

Fatigue with the world, or the political power of exhaustion

5 Dez , 2019  

Andrés Abril – Lobo suelto! (17/10/2019)

Things among things, the Bloom holds itself outside of everything in a forsaking identical to that of our universe. It is alone in all company and naked at all events. It is there that it reposes, in the extenuated ignorance of self, of its ...

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Documentation

December 5th: National Day Of Solidarity With The Squats

4 Dez , 2019  

December 5th: National day of solidarity with the squats

Call for participation in the solidarity demonstrations in Athens, Thessaloniki and Patra

Against state repression…NO STEP BACK!

Since last August, the repressive campaign of the state against the anarchist movement, the squatted spaces of struggle, the self-organized structures for immigrants ...

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GenericScience

Remarks on “How Noise Matters to Finance”

4 Dez , 2019  

In his book How Noise Matters to Finance, which is well worth reading, Knouf points first and foremost to traditional ideas about the stock market, such as the control of the market by the famous invisible hand, the dreams of balance, transparency, explainable price movements and correct prices, All in ...

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EconoFiction

How Marxism today has to read Capital and how it has to analyze the current capital relations.

3 Dez , 2019  

Even for Marx, an important consequence of extracting added value in the production of goods is that the added value is transformed into what we now call an asset. In this context, the asset is a means of preserving added value on the one hand and of accumulating it on ...

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Biopolitics

Females

2 Dez , 2019  

Cue the TERF wars. The coming responses to Andrea Long Chu’s book Females — there will be many so get ready — are so predictable they practically write themselves. Some will most certainly object to Chu defining female via the negative, any negative. And anyway, they will claim, only an ...

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Documentation

Über den cortège de tête am 5. Dezember in Paris

1 Dez , 2019  

Am 5. Dezember wird es in Frankreich landesweit Arbeitsniederlegungen und Demonstrationen geben. Aufgerufen dazu haben neben den wichtigsten Gewerkschaften, linken Gruppen und Parteien auch die Gilets Jaunes sowie die verschiedenen antagonistischen Splitter. Hintergrund ist der geplante Umbau der staatlichen Altersfürsorge. Der folgende Aufruf bezieht sich vor allem auf die Demonstration, ...

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Necropolitics

Rückkehr der Dienstpflicht

1 Dez , 2019  

Kommentar: Das Trommeln für mehr Militär und für eine pseudofreiwillige oder erzwungene allgemeine Dienstpflicht muss zusammengedacht werden

Das Werkstattgespräch der Union zur Dienstpflicht am vergangenen Donnerstag hatte keine großen Schlagzeilen ausgelöst. Dabei wurde hier über eine Lieblingsidee der CDU-Vorsitzenden Kramp-Karrenbauer diskutiert. Bereits im letzten Jahr, bevor sie CDU-Generalsekretärin wurde, hatte ...

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Foto: Roya-Pilz-Pest

Documentation

Diebstahl in den eigenen Reihen: ‘Unüberwindliche Differenzen’?

1 Dez , 2019  

Man nehme an, es kommt nur beim bösen Kapitalismus vor: Raub, Diebstahl, Ausbeutung ; die drei Todsünden schlechthin! Hinzu kommen Lügen, Verleumdung, Mobbing.

Nichts bleibt uns erspart beim Karussel des Multi Kulti alternativ angepassten Ökonomie Versuchs namens Fairer Handel !

Dies mag für Einige befremdlich klingen , hegen sie doch ...

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NonMusic

Acoustic Resonance

30 Nov , 2019  

Robin James’s recent book The Sonic Episteme is a fascinating tour through the contemporary culture and politics of sound. The book hinges on what she calls “acoustic resonance,” a paradigm of thinking where sound and sonic phenomena like vibration, oscillation, resonance, and diffraction are taken to be the very fabric ...

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Documentation

Interview with a Protester inside the Besieged University in Hong Kong

29 Nov , 2019  

The Polytechnic University (PolyU) in Hong Kong was under police siege for more than a week. The interviewed protester is in his early 20s, belongs to left-wing circles, and has been active in the movement for months. The interview took place on November 24, days after he had left the ...

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EconoFiction

The Marxist concept of capital

29 Nov , 2019  

Dirk Baecker writes in a current article: “Capital too must not be thought in singular terms, but in plural terms”. If he then immediately jumps to the competition, he follows a trail without being able to represent and explain connections. The miracle formula is called: Singular=Plural. We will show that ...

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Documentation

Hong Kong: Water, fire and the wind – The battle for #PolyU

28 Nov , 2019  

The following report on the siege and battle of the Polytechnic University of Hong Kong, written by the “Cafardnaüm Collective”, describes the events of November 14-19, 2019 and is as impressive as it is poetic, testifying to the ingenuity and determination of the occupiers. In other words, it may do ...

Documentation

>>Today, the surplus population is vegetating on the line between survival and liquidation.<<

28 Nov , 2019  

Interview with Autonomie Magazin and Achim Szepanski

Achim, you published three books in 2018 alone. The Introduction to Economics “Capital and Power in the 21st Century”, a book with three essays on “Imperialism, State Fascisation and the War Machines of Capital” and, together with Karl-Heinz Dellwo and J. Paul Weiler, ...

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NonPolitics

Hongkong: Wasser, Feuer und der Wind – Die Schlacht um die PolyU

27 Nov , 2019  

Der folgende Bericht über die Belagerung und die Schlacht um die Polytechnische Universität von Hong Kong stammt vom „Cafardnaüm-Kollektivs“ und schildert die Geschehnisse vom 14. bis zum 19. November 2019. Sie ist ebenso eindrucksvoll wie voller Poesie und bezeugt den Einfallsreichtum und die Entschlossenheit der Besetzer. Mit anderen Worten, sie ...

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EconoFiction

The esoteric Marx: relative surplus value, capital, finance

26 Nov , 2019  

Marx has assigned the financial instruments exclusively to the sphere of circulation and analysed their function separately from the functioning of the technologies or physical means of production, which preserve the past wealth and at the same time enable a future demand for goods produced. In Marx’s case, when it ...

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Documentation

Voices of Notara. Part 3,2,1: “a place of love and revolution”

25 Nov , 2019  

Voices of Notara. Part 3: “a place of love and revolution”

Posted on 2019/11/24

This is one in a series of interviews with people involved in the Notara 26 squat in Exarcheia, Athens. The struggle for the free spaces here is made up of people with very different backgrounds, life ...

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