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The economic unconscious

21 Aug , 2016  

Woman, eternally, /shows us the way. — Faust, Goethe Supposing truth is a woman — what then? — Beyond good and evil, Nietzsche A. Introduction It may still seem novel to some that what they have been taught in school and what has been venerated as an academic ...

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Necropolitics

Mode of Excess. Bataille, criminality and the war on terror

16 Nov , 2015  

Stefano Harney and Randy Martin (2007)   I. Capital’s Excesses Bataille’s vision bathes us all in the lap of luxury. So much of the political is cast in terms of lack-an insufficiency of activism, organization, theory, or resources to mobilize, in the face of an abundance of ossifying power. Excess ...

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Lexicon, Necropolitics

A theory of economic violence

29 Okt , 2015  

‘They’re waiting patiently, like the long-suffering lot they are, in the firm conviction that someone has conned them. They are waiting, belly to the ground, like cats at pig-killing time, hoping for scraps. They are like servants that work at a castle where the master has shot himself: they hang ...

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