Post by: Max Haiven

EconoFiction, NonPolitics

On borders, financialization, movement and the imagination

30 Jun , 2016  

  We do not imagine in stasis. Consider the infant’s first steps: they are not merely some physiological twitch or automatic reaction, they depend on the ability of the infant to recall the past, consider potential futures, and coordinate that imagining with the body in movement. This is a neurological ...

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EconoFiction

Finance Depends on Resistance, Finance is Resistance, and Anyway, Resistance is Futile

26 Jun , 2016  

Occupy Wall Street and the dawning of worldwide anti-austerity movements have occasioned a consideration of the economic and political power of financial speculation and raised the question of how it might be resisted. This essay argues hat the ideas of both “finance” and “resistance,” while convenient, demand deeper reflection. Specifically, ...

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