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Notes on Anwar Shaikh:  Capitalism: Competition, Conflict, Crises

The systemic order of the capital economy is generated in and by continuous disorder: just as order cannot be equated with the optimum of regularity, disorder cannot be identified with the absence of order or with pure chaos. According to …

Notes on Anwar Shaikh:  Capitalism: Competition, Conflict, Crises

Nick Land and Teleoplexy – The Schizoanalysis of Acceleration

“The ‘dominion of capital’ is an accomplished teleological catastrophe, robot rebellion, or shoggathic insurgency, through which intensively escalating instrumentality has inverted natural process into a monstrous reign of the tool.”       – Nick Land, Teleoplexy: Notes on Accleration “Socialism has …

Nick Land and Teleoplexy – The Schizoanalysis of Acceleration

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

How Marxism today has to read Das Kapital and how it has to analyze the current capital relations.

Already for Marx, an important consequence concerning the extraction of surplus value in commodity production is that surplus value is transformed into what we call today an asset. The asset in this context is a means by which surplus value …

How Marxism today has to read Das Kapital and how it has to analyze the current capital relations.

Auf dem Opferaltar des extraktiven Kapitalismus: Anmerkungen zu Abolition und Übergang

Es ist schwierig, ein passenderes und erschreckenderes Sinnbild für die Verflechtung von kapitalistischer Ausbeutungswirtschaft und ökologischer Zerstörung zu finden als Palmöl. Seit fast 200 Jahren ist die Entwicklung dieses Plantagenprodukts von Entbehrungen und Gewalt geprägt, bei der im Namen von Profiten und billigen Preisen menschliche …

Auf dem Opferaltar des extraktiven Kapitalismus: Anmerkungen zu Abolition und Übergang

How to Read Capitalism in the Web of Life: Towards a World-Historical Materialism in the Web of Life

Of modernity’s illusions, none is so powerful—and none more fundamental to the imperialist bourgeoisie’s belief structures—than Man and Nature (Moore 2021e). I have written these words in the uppercase because they are not merely words; they are instruments of bourgeois …

How to Read Capitalism in the Web of Life: Towards a World-Historical Materialism in the Web of Life

Ten Theses on the War in Ukraine and the Challenge for India

Big power rivalry is driven, in great part, by domestic economic and political factors. The US, Russia, Europe, and China all have internally driven tendencies towards external expansion. The same logic also illuminates another key feature of imperialism. That conflict …

Ten Theses on the War in Ukraine and the Challenge for India

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