Post by: Angela Mitropoulos

Documentation, EconoFiction

The Time of the Contract: Insurance, Contingency and the Arrangement of Risk

8 Feb , 2018  

Extract:

This essay contends that the contractual is a technique for the reinstatement of a specifically capitalist determinism in the midst of uncertain circumstances and in the face of an indefinite future.

Taking the indistinction between the time of life and that of work that characterises post-Fordism and contingent labor ...

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EconoFiction, Necropolitics

Stock market falls and fascism

6 Feb , 2018  

As the Dow plummeted in the previous week, the far Right in the US has leaned in to ‘Jewish banker’ conspiracy theories. By that view, Goldman Sachs is sabotaging Making America Great Again. Some on the Left have echoed the understanding of stock markets and finance that this encapsulates.

This ...

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