NonPolitics, PhiloFiction

An Afterword On The Politics of Escape

22 Mrz , 2017  

Afterword of the german edition of Dark Deleuze published by Laika   History, for the most part, has been made by the nameless and the faceless. It has been made by slaves, workers, housewives, sex workers, day and migrant laborers, and everyone else who, through no fault of their own, ...

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EconoFiction

Uncertain Futures (extract)

21 Mrz , 2017  

Uncertain Futures: An Assessment of the Conditions of the Present provides a detailed look into the economic and political conditions of our present moment from a Marxist perspective. Key aspects of Marxist economic theory are illustrated in clear ways in order to provide an easy introduction to Marxist thought and ...

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EconoFiction

150 years Karl Marx’s Capital. Reflections for the 21st Century

12 Mrz , 2017  

International Conference in January 2017 in Athens «Karl Marx’s Capital provides radical thinkers with the insights necessary to demystify the “truths” of the dominant bourgeois theoretical schemes, ideological certainties and policy implications and is thus of great theoretical and political importance. This explains the increasing interest on Marxian analysis among ...

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EconoFiction, NonPolitics

Dead Generations

28 Feb , 2017  

… As growth rates dwindle, the country seems nonetheless driven ahead by an undead, mechanical momentum. Workers are laid off with nowhere to return. Ruralites give uptheir land in exchange for a fraction of the condos built on them, soon losing their value to an inflating currency. Entire landscapes are ...

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EconoFiction, Lexicon

Das globalisierte Wertgesetz / Zins, Geld und der Staat

9 Feb , 2017  

Als eine der notwendigen Konsequenzen aus dem Zusammenbruch des Finanzsystems von 2008 schlägt Samir Amin eine Annäherung an die Marxsche Analyse vor. Da Marx keine Erklärung für die beharrliche »Unterentwicklung« der Länder des »globalen Südens« zur Verfügung stellen konnte, entwickelt Samir Amin wichtige theoretische Vorstellungen, mit denen die Marxschen Analysen ...

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EconoFiction

The economy of violence: Waste, expenditure and surplus

2 Feb , 2017  

From ignorance lead me to truth
From darkness lead me to light
From death lead me to immortality — Bṛhadāraṇyaka Upanishad, I.iii.28 We are living in a time when the world is seeing the full effects of the economic violence of capitalism on all life forms and the planet ...

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NonPolitics

10 vorläufige Thesen zu Trump

26 Jan , 2017  

1.) Trumps Macht ist von der Form her grundlegend virtuell. Schlage das vor, lüge über das, was gestern war, erkläre die Unabwendbarkeit dessen, was kommen wird, ziehe dich von einer Position zurück, während du zwei weitere hinzufügst, widerspreche dir selbst, tweete die größtmögliche Zahl an zufälligen Dingen, attackiere, provoziere und ...

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EconoFiction

Edmund Berger: Uncertain Futures a Review

18 Jan , 2017  

Uncertain Futures: An Assessment of the Conditions of the Present will be coming out from Zero Books on February 22nd. To sum it up briefly, the book emerged last winter from a series of notes to myself while trying to think through several related themes: the relationship between Marxian theories ...

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EconoFiction

150 years Karl Marx’s Capital. Reflections for the 21st Century

10 Jan , 2017  

«Karl Marx’s Capital provides radical thinkers with the insights necessary to demystify the “truths” of the dominant bourgeois theoretical schemes, ideological certainties and policy implications and is thus of great theoretical and political importance. This explains the increasing interest on Marxian analysis among social scientists and political activists in recent ...

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EconoFiction, NonPolitics

The War of Nations. Εθνικιστικες ιδεολογιες στην υπηρεσια του ταξικου πολεμου

8 Jan , 2017  

1. Βαθμοί ελευθερίας; Όπως συχνά συμβαίνει στην πολιτική που διεξάγεται με όρους θεάματος, το σημαίνον επιβάλλεται στο σημαινόμενο. Με αποτέλεσμα να προκύπτει κάτι εξαιρετικά δυσμενές στη διαμόρφωση των κοινωνικών συσχετισμών δύναμης: μια ολική αντιστροφή της πραγματικότητας. Ενώ οι κρατούντες προφασίζονται «μάχες» που δίνουν για να βελτιώσουν τη θέση της εργασίας ...

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NonPolitics

To Our Enemies

16 Dez , 2016  

Translated from the French by Ames Hodges. [This text is an excerpt of Éric Alliez and Maurizio Lazzarato’s forthcoming book Wars and Capital, to be published in English by Semiotext(e). The book’s release is scheduled for August 2017.]
1. We are living in the time of the subjectivation of civil ...

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EconoFiction

Die Re-Regulierung des internationalen Kapitals seit den 1970er Jahren

29 Nov , 2016  

Als historischer Ausgangspunkt für die neue Epoche der umfassenden Finanzialisierung wird vielfach das Ende des Fordismus Anfang der 1970er Jahre angegeben. Der Fordismus als ein spezifisch kapitalistisches Akkumulationsregime, das ein dynamisches und zugleich gleichgewichtiges Wachstum im harmonischen Zusammenspiel von Produktivität, Reallöhnen und Profiten ermöglichte. Seit Anfang der 1960er Jahre korrespondierte ...

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NonPolitics, PhiloFiction

Acceleration, Revolution and Money in Deleuze and Guattari’s Anti-Oedipus

11 Nov , 2016  

The essay moves from the conceptual place where the „philosophical plane faces the chaos“ (Deleuze-Guattari/1991).  From a deep distance trapped in the past and the discretion of the dawn, a different thought and a different culture (re)emerge. The book presents a new Deleuze, more accelerationist than Srnicek and Williams, more ...

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EconoFiction, GenericScience, NonPolitics

Life after Trump fascism: The Universal Basic Property and a FORS simulation

9 Nov , 2016  

Dear intellectuals, scientists, artists, emancipatory forces of all kinds, can we now start to think about the implementation of a Universal Basic Property und and a Universal Basic Income (of economic capital) within a new online-only currency? Starting with an amount of 300-400 trillion monetary units (the circa-volume of the ...

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EconoFiction, GenericScience

Der Non-Marxismus. Finance. Maschinen. Dividuum/ Das Problem um die Maschinen (Leseprobe)

6 Nov , 2016  

Band 70: Achim Szepanski: Der Non-Marxismus – Finance, Maschinen, Dividuum ISBN: 978-3-944233-69-7 Erscheint zur Frankfurter Buchmesse im Oktober 2016 Preis: 38 € 558 Seiten ...

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