Tim Di Muzio

The Tragedy of Human Development. A Genealogy of Capital as Power

This book explores the idea of human development as a tragedy from the perspective of capitalist power. Although the argument of this book draws heavily on critical political economy, the analysis considers interdisciplinary literature in an effort to explore how …

The Tragedy of Human Development. A Genealogy of Capital as Power

Capitalizing a future unsustainable: Finance, energy and the fate of market civilization

Liberal capitalist polities are being held up as the ultimate civilizational achievement precisely at a point in time when the energy-demanding built environments and growth imperatives of these societies are threatened by global climate change and the coming end of …

Capitalizing a future unsustainable: Finance, energy and the fate of market civilization

GameStop Capitalism Wall Street vs. The Reddit Rally (1)

But while some claim that there is nothing new under the sun, in an interesting turn of events over the last few day of January 2021, some hedge fund managers on Wall Street became the ‘unusual suckers’, losing billions of …

GameStop Capitalism Wall Street vs. The Reddit Rally (1)

Covid ‐ 19 Capitalism, Neoliberal Debt & the Need for Sovereign Money

… If no one borrowed, our capitalist economies would go into severe contraction because the vast majority of our money is created as debt. This is why financial elites were rattled during the global financial crisis: they feared credit would …

Covid ‐ 19 Capitalism, Neoliberal Debt & the Need for Sovereign Money

Why IPE Needs to Talk about Money: On Austerity, Financial Power, and Debt

The esteemed science fiction writer and Professor of Biochemistry at Boston University, Isaac Asimov once said that the most interesting phrase to hear in science is not ‘Eureka! I’ve found it’, but ‘gee, that’s funny.’ It turns out that the …

Why IPE Needs to Talk about Money: On Austerity, Financial Power, and Debt

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