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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

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

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

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