Necropolitics

Memes and the Reactionary Totemism of the Theft of Joy

12 Aug , 2018  

“Note how they talk about animals, and are moved by them. They make a list of affects. These affects circulate and are transformed within the assemblage.” Deleuze & Guattari

In the summer of 2016 a meme about a sacrificial animal captured the internet. At the Cincinnati Zoo a 200 kg ...

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NonPolitics

The New Right, Neoliberalism, and the Real of Capital

8 Jul , 2018  

Trump/ism and Conjunctural Analysis
The lasting effects of the unresolved financial and economic crisis that began with the bursting of the US housing bubble in 2007 and the ongoing global crisis of accumulation have led to the re-emergence in public discourse of the idea that capitalism could end. For those ...

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Necropolitics, NonPolitics

Locating the Alt-Right: Nick Land’s Romantic Irrationalism as Critical Delirium

9 Feb , 2017  

As the nascent rise of a populist right in Western Europe and North America has made clear, left-leaning politics have been unable to channel the anti-establishment impulses of the most socio-economically marginalized into a sort of grounded (yet, importantly, non-totalizing) set of ethics, programs, and organizational policies that can proliferate ...

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