Post by: Krystian Woznicki


Capitalism’s System Error as “Disaster” and Opportunity for Labor Struggles

4 Mai , 2020  

Workers’ struggles play a special role during the ‘corona crisis.’ They bring to light that overcoming this crisis will depend on how the systemic errors of capitalism are countered. In this SILENT WORKS Magdalena Taube and Krystian Woznicki ask scholar-activist Dario Azzellini: Will these errors just be corrected or will ...

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Paradoxical Politics: Why the System Relevance of Care Workers Can No Longer Be Denied

27 Apr , 2020  

he ‘corona crisis’ reveals that care workers play a particularly important role in post-industrial societies. In this SILENT WORKS interview Magdalena Taube and Krystian Woznicki talk to the scholar-activist Christine Braunersreuther about why this is only now coming to light and what political consequences it could have.

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Explosion of Authoritarianism and Labor Struggles in Italy’s ‘War on Corona’

8 Apr , 2020  

In Italy’s ‘war on corona’ authoritarianism as well as labor struggles are exploding. The latter brings to the fore the question of what and who is of systemic relevance, and hence “essential” for overcoming the crisis and rebuilding the world afterward. Magdalena Taube and Krystian Woznicki discuss this key issue ...

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Working, Working Together, and Networking during the Web-Hype of the ‘Corona Crisis’

4 Apr , 2020  

In a critical moment in which entire populations are forced to avoid any potential exposure to contagion by pursuing isolated lives in online-only mode, the conditions of work are more uncertain than ever. Magdalena Taube and Krystian Woznicki take this uncertainty as a starting point to inquire what we can ...

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On the Edges of Democracy: Mobilizing Health and Care as a Common Good

17 Mrz , 2020  

In the moment of the corona crisis,’, autocratic tendencies are cropping up, hitting those who are the least protected. However, this dark moment is also the time for democratic engagement, political activism and actions of solidarity mobilizing health and care as a common good.

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Developing a Sense of Taking Part

6 Aug , 2019  

Developing a Sense of Taking Part

An interview with the Fiji-based poet and philosopher Sudesh Mishra about indigenous cosmologies as sources of inspiration vis-à-vis environmental havoc

by Krystian Woznicki

While climate change seems to be intangible, nowhere and everywhere at the same time, it is entangled with everything and everyone. ...

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Unshrinking the World

11 Feb , 2019  

An interview with sociologist and writer Avery F. Gordon about her book “The Hawthorn Archive: Letters from the Utopian Margins”

Avery F. Gordon’s “The Hawthorn Archive: Letters from the Utopian Margins” (2018) is an impressively kaleidoscopic and genre bending book based on Gordon’s more than two decades of research into ...

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14 Jan , 2019  

Join Berliner Gazette’s 20th anniversary initiative on communal tools for planetary challenges! #climate change #migration #digitalization

Climate change, migration and digitalization: these are the greatest challenges in the current phase of globalization. How can we meet them? In its 20th year, the Berliner Gazette, under the motto MORE WORLD, is ...

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