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Anthropocene, Capitalocene & the Flight
from World History: Dialectical Universalism
& the Geographies of Class Power in the
Capitalist World-Ecology, 1492-2022

The roots of Cheap Nature and its double register – economic exploitationand geocultural domination – are found in modern imperialism. Imperialism is thebourgeoisie’s preferred mode of class formation because it more readily brings to bearthe military and juridical power of …

Anthropocene, Capitalocene & the Flight
from World History: Dialectical Universalism
& the Geographies of Class Power in the
Capitalist World-Ecology, 1492-2022

Capitalism as a Mode of Power

Piotr Dutkiewicz: In a unique two-pronged dovetailing discussion, frequent collabora­tors and coauthors Jonathan Nitzan and Shimshon Bichler discuss the nature of contemporary capitalism. Their central argument is that the dominant approaches to studying the market – liberalism and Marx­ism – …

Capitalism as a Mode of Power

War, Capitalism, Ecology:
Why can’t Bruno Latour understand anything about them?

Faced with the war that has broken out in Ukraine, the philosopher-ecologist is lost. Overwhelmed by the events, he “does not know how to cope with the two tragedies at once,” that is, Ukraine and global warming. The only claim he …

War, Capitalism, Ecology:
Why can’t Bruno Latour understand anything about them?

Seeking the “Spirit of Capitalism”: The German Historical School and the Controversies about the Origins of Capitalism

The question of the origins or genesis of capitalism preoccupied thewriters of the so-called German Historical School and led to fiercedisputes between them in the first three decades of thetwentieth century. Its “background” was Marx’s theory ofcapitalism and its genesis …

Seeking the “Spirit of Capitalism”: The German Historical School and the Controversies about the Origins of Capitalism

Capital theory with Deleuze/Guattari or the Anarchy of Machines – 50 years Anti-Ödipus

The flow of subjective labor and the flow of objective capital. At the moment, more precisely, in the passage of time (which has extended over longer historical periods) in which intrinsically contingent encounters (those of the flows of money-capital and …

Capital theory with Deleuze/Guattari or the Anarchy of Machines – 50 years Anti-Ödipus

Bernard Stieglers „Automated Society“

We will systematically follow Stiegler’s train of thought from chapter to chapter in order to then come to an assessment and critique. Let us begin with Stiegler’s quite contestable concept of the Anthropocene (see Jason W. Moore and his introduction …

Bernard Stieglers „Automated Society“

Financial Capital in the 21th Century / Introduction

published by Palgrave The world economy is still in a phase of secular stagnation with persistently low growth rates of real gross domestic product.[1] The postwar litanies of boundless economic growth repeatedly preached by the representatives of capital and the …

Financial Capital in the 21th Century / Introduction

The war machines of capital (taking into account the sanctions against Russia)

oday, the political-economic executives of Western states are no longer just state apparatuses, but an ensemble of transnational institutions essentially dominated by finance capital. While ultra-liberal in their handling of financial flows, these „shadow“ governments, such as the EU (but …

The war machines of capital (taking into account the sanctions against Russia)

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