GenericScience

Climate crisis and self-critique: “We thrive uninvited where we were never meant to grow.”

18 Dez , 2019  

The man made catastrophe called climate change is already a reality for many people. This catastrophe hits those hardest, who have the least capacities of adapting to it – and the least responsibility of creating it. Given this situation, how can we cooperate across borders to tackle the climate crisis? ...

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EconoFiction

Marx`Theory of value (3)

18 Dez , 2019  

  1. general value form

In order to obtain the general value form from the unfolded value form, only the simple operation of reversal is required, which implies that we are dealing virtually with a simultaneous second and third value form. Now commodity A no longer expresses its value (as in the ...

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EconoFiction

Marx`Theory of Value (2)

17 Dez , 2019  

  1. simple and unfolded value form

On the one hand, we take a look at the so-called capital-logical reading (which has been widely discussed since the 1968 student movement, especially in Germany, based on Hans-Georg Backhaus as an analysis of value forms, cf. Backhaus 1997/ Elbe 2008) and on the other ...

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EconoFiction

Marx’s Theory of Value (1)

16 Dez , 2019  

  1. The problem of the value form

Within the framework of value form analysis, Marx is not concerned with analyzing the exchange relationships of goods, whether as historical or logical, or as historical-logical forms of exchange, since capitalist exchange relationships with their quantified units and relations are already assumed in the ...

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NonPolitics

Streik. Riot. Agonie. Zur aktuellen Situation in Frankreich.

15 Dez , 2019  

Es schien alles so schön anzufangen und die Herzen der Freunde der traditionellen Formen des Klassenkampfes schlugen schon höher. Am 5. Dezember versammelten sich in Frankreich landesweit um die 1 Million Menschen zu Demonstrationen (1) gegen die geplanten „Reformen“ bei der Rentenversicherung. Gleichzeitig kam es zu Arbeitsniederlegungen bei der Bahn ...

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Documentation

“Von Teheran nach Beirut, eine einzige Revolution, die nicht ausgelöscht werden kann”

14 Dez , 2019  

Die Übersetzung der folgenden Zeilen über den jüngsten Aufstand im Iran macht aus meiner Sicht in vielerlei Hinsicht Sinn.

Erstens weil sie nicht von einem gänzlich Außenstehenden stammt, ergo im weitesten Sinne als oral history begriffen werden kann.

Zweitens, weil Berichte über das Geschehen im Iran weitgehend Mangelware sind. Die ...

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NonPolitics

These nights are for Alexis – Ein anderer 6. Dezember in Athen

13 Dez , 2019  

Der diesjährige Jahrestag der Ermordung von Alexis verlief in Athen in vielerlei Hinsicht anders als in den letzten Jahren, was sowohl am politischen Kontext als auch an neuer taktischer Feinjustierung der antagonistischen Splitter lag.

Seit dem Regierungsantritt der neuen rechten Regierung sind zahlreiche besetzte Häuser in Athen geräumt worden, die ...

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Gosse

Abschied von Thunberg

13 Dez , 2019  

Die Klimabewegung muss künftig über das Verhältnis zum Kapitalismus reden, um nicht in das System integriert zu werden

Nun wurde auch Greta Thunberg zur Person des Jahres gekürt. Das ist vielleicht eine gute Nachricht für die globale Klimabewegung. Aber in einem anderen Sinne, als wohl manche ihrer Fans glauben. Denn, ...

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Documentation

Do Everything to Help the Private Sector to Engage in the Strike! Do Everything to Broaden the Struggle! Do Everything to Extend the Strike to all Sectors!

12 Dez , 2019  

Extension of the strike to the private sector!
Let us mobilize for the extension and generalization of the fight!
Everywhere workers’ committees or General Assembly to organize the generalization!
Massive delegations to factories and private companies!
All on strike!
December 11th 2019
International Group of the Communist Left (Revolution or ...

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NonPolitics

Axioms/Theorems for a New (Non)-Policy of the Black Block – Becoming Invisible (Deleuze/Guattari) and/or (Non)-Policy (Laruelle)?

12 Dez , 2019  

McKenzie Wark writes in his current contribution to the new text of the Invisible Committee “To Our Friends” that the state has produced the anarchist Black Block as the negative subject of the state itself. If we assume that today capital launches subjectivities as the auto industry launches new collections ...

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EconoFiction

Making America great again

11 Dez , 2019  

Can Trump reverse or even dent this long-term evisceration of “America”? The short answer is no. So far, his policies have only hastened this evisceration, accelerating the upward redistribution of income and amplifying the de-Americanization of U.S. corporations. During his three years in office, the share of foreign profit, instead ...

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PhiloFiction

How to Spot an Analog Philosopher

10 Dez , 2019  

How to spot an analog philosopher? First look at his attachments… What does he love the most?

Analog philosophers value life and vitality, and thus have a special affection for nature. They talk about energy and aliveness, but also the same thing in reverse, dissipation and death. The ugliest ugly ...

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PhiloFiction

What is determination in the last instance? (20 points)

9 Dez , 2019  

1) For Laruelle, philosophy always revolves around dualities or differences, being – other, theory – practice, ontic-ontological, etc.

2) Laruelle leaves this terrain to fully invest his thinking power in the solutions of the One’s problem, or more precisely to develop an irreversible thinking in one or according to the ...

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EconoFiction

The Working Class and the Middle Classes in the Greek Economic Crisis: Allies in a Common Anti-Neoliberal Strategy?

8 Dez , 2019  

George Economakis and John Milios

ABSTRACT

On the basis of a Marxist analysis of capitalist relations of classpower and the class configuration in contemporary advanced capitalist societies, the paper investigates the consequences of the recent economic crisis and of the neoliberal capitalist strategies in Greece (austerity, market liberalization and privatizations), ...

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Documentation

„Ein beeindruckender Tag“ – Rückblick auf den Streik und die Demonstration vom 5. Dezember in Paris

7 Dez , 2019  

Am vergangenen Donnerstag beteiligten sich um die 1 Million Menschen in Frankreich an den landesweiten Demonstrationen gegen die Pläne der Regierung, die Rentenversicherung zu „reformieren“, sprich das Eintrittsalter zu erhöhen und die Bezüge zu kürzen. (1) Ausgenommen werden sollen lediglich die Angehörigen der Polizei, wie die Regierung unmittelbar vor ...

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EconoFiction

The Time Modalities of Capital and Postone’s Misinterpretation

7 Dez , 2019  

One should by no means identify the abstract time of capital with a linear and homogeneous order of time, in which, in a continuous flow of time running ahead on the time stream, each time stage simultaneously excludes the other (past – present – future), ergo with a linear time, ...

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NonMusic

Ultrablack of Music – Book & Compilation (Out in March 2020 on Mille Plateaux/Non)

6 Dez , 2019  

Frédéric Neyrat Spectral Composition: on Spectral Music, Drone Metal, and Electronic Music

Achim Szepanski Ultrablack of Music

Holger Schulze Sonic Thanaticism. A Sensology of The Sonic Capital

Algorithmic Committee The Scream and the Sound of the Flesh

Marcus Schmickler&Julian Rohrhuber Politics of Frequency

Stefan Paulus Deterritorializations – Field Recordings, Recipes, ...

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EconoFiction

On the question of real estate Speculation (1)

6 Dez , 2019  

Today, on the one hand, we are seeing rising rents and the infamous gentrification, vertical housing construction and expensive condominiums in the centres of large cities, monstrous large-scale projects and massive urbanization processes in the emerging countries and peripheries, and on the other hand, the increase in urban poverty, vacancies ...

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PhiloFiction

Fatigue with the world, or the political power of exhaustion

5 Dez , 2019  

Andrés Abril – Lobo suelto! (17/10/2019)

Things among things, the Bloom holds itself outside of everything in a forsaking identical to that of our universe. It is alone in all company and naked at all events. It is there that it reposes, in the extenuated ignorance of self, of its ...

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Documentation

December 5th: National Day Of Solidarity With The Squats

4 Dez , 2019  

December 5th: National day of solidarity with the squats

Call for participation in the solidarity demonstrations in Athens, Thessaloniki and Patra

Against state repression…NO STEP BACK!

Since last August, the repressive campaign of the state against the anarchist movement, the squatted spaces of struggle, the self-organized structures for immigrants ...

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GenericScience

Remarks on “How Noise Matters to Finance”

4 Dez , 2019  

In his book How Noise Matters to Finance, which is well worth reading, Knouf points first and foremost to traditional ideas about the stock market, such as the control of the market by the famous invisible hand, the dreams of balance, transparency, explainable price movements and correct prices, All in ...

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EconoFiction

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

3 Dez , 2019  

Even for Marx, an important consequence of extracting added value in the production of goods is that the added value is transformed into what we now call an asset. In this context, the asset is a means of preserving added value on the one hand and of accumulating it on ...

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Biopolitics

Females

2 Dez , 2019  

Cue the TERF wars. The coming responses to Andrea Long Chu’s book Females — there will be many so get ready — are so predictable they practically write themselves. Some will most certainly object to Chu defining female via the negative, any negative. And anyway, they will claim, only an ...

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