Max Haiven

The Politics of AI-driven Financialization (Interview with Max Haiven)

Rethinking agency in an AI-driven world – as the AMBIENT REVOLTS conference is trying to do – the critic Krystian Woznicki interviews social thinker Max Haiven about seminal notions of agency under AI-driven financialization. Krystian Woznicki: As you repeatedly point …

The Politics of AI-driven Financialization (Interview with Max Haiven)

The Crypt of Art, the Decryption of Money, the Encrypted Common and the Problem with Cryptocurrencies

 As I have argued in the first Moneylab Reader, money is a medium of the imagination. While it is often presumed to be a banal and basic substance marked by its fungibility, ease of use, widespread acceptance and legal status, …

The Crypt of Art, the Decryption of Money, the Encrypted Common and the Problem with Cryptocurrencies

Towards a materialist theory of revenge: The lives of Witches

… How else can we respond to a ruling class and a system of global capitalism that has led to the completely unnecessary deaths of  millions upon millions of poor, overwhelmingly  non-white people from starvation, lack of potable water or …

Towards a materialist theory of revenge: The lives of Witches

Finance Depends on Resistance, Finance is Resistance, and Anyway, Resistance is Futile

Occupy Wall Street and the dawning of worldwide anti-austerity movements have occasioned a consideration of the economic and political power of financial speculation and raised the question of how it might be resisted. This essay argues hat the ideas of …

Finance Depends on Resistance, Finance is Resistance, and Anyway, Resistance is Futile

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