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Marxian Economics

20 Jun , 2016  

Marxian Economics, John Milios & G. E. Economakis, Encyclopaedia of International Economics, Vol. 2, Routledge Publishers, 2001, pp. 995-1004 The economic theory formulated and developed by Karl *Marx (Trier, 1818 – London, 1883). By extension, ‘Marxian Economics’ refers to all theoretical approaches that are predicated on Marx’seconomic concepts (Howard ...

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EconoFiction, Lexicon, lost+found

Marx’s Critique of (Ricardian) Political Economy , the Quantity Theory of Money and Credit Money

4 Mai , 2016  

Abstract The Marxist concept of value is very frequently equated, whether explicily or merely tacitly, with the corresponding Ricardian concept of “labour expended”. This paper argues that unlike the Ricardian theory of value, the Marxist theory of value is a monetary theory . In the Marxist system, the value of ...

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EconoFiction, lost+found

Commodity Fetishism vs. Capital Fetishism. Marxist Interpretations vis-à-vis Marx’s Capital

9 Mrz , 2016  

Dimitri Dimoulis and John Milios In Marx’s analysis of the Capitalist Mode of Production and more precisely in his theory of value, the key to decipher the capitalist political and ideological practices and structures is to be found. In this context, many Marxists believed that the analysis of “commodity fetishism” ...

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„Theory and Praxis, Theory and Practice, Practical Theory“

18 Feb , 2016  

Wir verlinken zu einem aktuellen Text der Ökonomen Shimshon Bichler und Jonathan Nitzan, in dem sie Fragen zu beantworten versuchen, die vor allem von marxistischen Autoren  immer wieder hinsichtlich ihres grundlegenden Textes „Capital as Power“ gestellt werden. Da dieser Text, der 2009 erschien, im deutschsprachigen Raum bis heute weitgehend unbekannt ...

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lost+found, Mashines, NonMusic

Katja Diefenbach interviews Achim Szepanski (FORCE INC, MILLE PLATEAUX, RIOT BEATS)

10 Feb , 2016  

This interview was done in 1994, when Achim Szepanski founded Mille Plateaux after a long correspondence with Gilles Deleuze. Ten years later, in 2004, the label was destroyed by a kind of mafia-assemblage, consisting of the distributor EFA, the german state, Gema and other rackets.   Interview in german language here   ...

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lost+found, NonMusic

How Do You Make Music a Body without Organs? Gilles Deleuze and Experimental Electronica – Deutsch/english

10 Feb , 2016  

PDF in Deutsch Cox.Soundcultures.Deutsch   (This article appeared in German translation as “Wie wird Musik zu einem organlosen Körper? Gilles Deleuze und experimentale Elektronika” in Soundcultures: Über digitale und elektronische Musik, ed. Marcus S. Kleiner and Achim Szepanski [Frankfurt: Suhrkamp Verlag], 162–93.  A version in Italian was published in Millesuoni: ...

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lost+found, NonMusic

Days of Phuture Past: Capitalism, Time, and Acceleration

9 Feb , 2016  

Our relation to capitalism is a relation to time. The extraction of surplus-value robs us of time and, as capitalism penetrates deeper into our lives, more of our time is spent generating value or recovering from that generation. Marx (1973, 173) remarks in the Grundrisse that: “Economy of time, to ...

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lost+found, NonMusic

Sound Hacking: Further Reflections on Noise and Noncommunication

22 Jan , 2016  

We have become so accustomed to violence through entertainment that transgression itself has become merely another capitalist performance. How then do we elevate art, how can it be a reaction to the Other instead of its medium? How must we act when yesterday’s transgressions are today’s commodities? – Andreas Burckhardti ...

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Between Cinema & Philosophy

18 Jan , 2016  

“There are ideas in cinema that can only be cinematographic. These ideas are engaged in a cinematographic process and are consecrated to that process in advance” – Deleuze, What is a creative act? […] Insofar as having an idea “in” cinema is not the same as having an idea “in” ...

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Lexicon, lost+found, PhiloFiction

On The Radical Left and National Liberation

27 Nov , 2015  

The usual accusation made against Israel or Zionism is that this state was founded where other people were already living. But the founding acts of all hitherto existing polities were never acts of justice, but rather always acts of violence. Even the storybook peace of idyllic tribes and peoples cultivating ...

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Lexicon, lost+found, PhiloFiction

LINKSRADIKALISMUS UND NATIONALER BEFREIUNGSKAMPF

17 Okt , 2015  

Der üble Streich, den Berliner Volkskrieger dem taz Redakteur Johann Legner zur Strafe dafür spielten, daß er einen vernünftigen Artikel schrieb, kann – anders, als viele meinen – nicht Gegenstand politischer Diskussionen werden. Nur deshalb, weil Max & Moritz neuerdings mit &hibar;Antifaschistische Aktionsgruppen® unterzeichnen, machen sie noch lange keine Politik. ...

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Capitalism in the Web of Life: an Interview with Jason W. Moore

7 Okt , 2015  

Partway through Capitalism in the Web of Life, Jason W. Moore provides the imperative for a complete theoretical reworking and synthesis of Marxist, environmental, and feminist thought by asserting: “I think many of us understand intuitively – even if our analytical frames lag behind – that capitalism is more ...

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Biopolitics, lost+found, PhiloFiction

Book Review of The Posthuman by Rosi Braidotti

9 Aug , 2015  

Contemporary philosopher and feminist theoretician, Rosi Braidotti’s The Posthuman is a rather academically heavy book in terms of esoteric cryptic jargon (for some) that skims from Spinoza, Deleuze, Foucault, Latour, Haraway and others. Regardless, it is a rather enthralling Cultural Studies related look into the sometimes frightening, sometimes hysterical, glittering ...

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lost+found, NonMusic

staying underground

1 Mrz , 2015  

Mike takes me on a nearly 6 hour trip through his Detroit and shows me the city’s East-Side by night, as I become part of an interactive, site specific lecture. With us is a young guy who grew up in Detroit, moved out, and now returned back to town. I ...

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