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Imperialism, With and Without Cheap Nature: Climate Crises, World Wars & the Ecology of Liberation

The Ukraine War reflects and reinforces the exhaustion of Cheap Natures. Earlier Thirty Years Wars (1618-48, 1792-1815, 1914-45)  were entwined with successive developmental crises of Cheap Nature that could be resolved through new imperialisms, new rounds of commodification and appropriation. …

Imperialism, With and Without Cheap Nature: Climate Crises, World Wars & the Ecology of Liberation

Tomorrow Was Shahrivar 1401: Notes on the Iranian Uprisings

Iman Ganji and Jose Rosales . On September 13, Zhina (Mahsa) Amini,1 a twenty-two-year-old Kurdish woman, was arrested and detained by the Iranian “morality police”2 while visiting Tehran with her family from Saqqez (in Iran’s Kurdistan Province). Her charge: allegedly violating the law …

Tomorrow Was Shahrivar 1401: Notes on the Iranian Uprisings

Global Capitalism in the Great Implosion. From Planetary Superexploitation to Planetary Socialism?

Every paragraph of Can Global Capitalism Endure? sizzles with insights. Here is William I. Robinson at his best: empirically sensitive, theoretically original, politically committed. Global Capitalism, in this groundbreaking formulation, is no amalgamation: “global” plus “capitalism.” It identifies, rather, an …

Global Capitalism in the Great Implosion. From Planetary Superexploitation to Planetary Socialism?

The Horror of Capitalism: Consuming the Body of God

Base matter is external and foreign to human aspirations, and it refuses to allow itself to be reduced to the great ontological machines resulting from these aspirations. —Georges Bataille, Base Materialism and Gnosticism For Bataille, religion is not the revelation of …

The Horror of Capitalism: Consuming the Body of God

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by Nicole Antebi, Cathy Lee Crane, Jason Livingston, Laurie McKenna, Erin Wilkerson Prelude by Cathy Lee Crane In 2021 The Codex Foundation sent out a global invitation for artists to examine their practice, and named it:  Extraction: Art on the …

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