NonPolitics

Demokratie – COVID-19 – Verwertungskrise

20 Okt , 2020  

Lockdown und Ausgangssperren, Ausnahmezustand und Tracing-Apps, Zwangstestungen und Quarantänen, Serienanhaltungen und Maskenpflicht, Kurzarbeit und Massenarbeitslosigkeit, Konkurswellen und erweiterte Armutsfallen: die COVID-19-Katastrophe hat die chronifizierte Krise der Kapitalverwertung mit sinkenden Profit- und mediokren Wachstumsraten eskalieren lassen. Der öffentliche Raum wurde entleert, Medien in Verkündungsmaschinen politischen Dienstklasse verwandelt, sozialmedizinische Expertise politisch instrumentalisiert. ...

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Documentation

‘Wildcat the Totality’: the Undercommons in a Time of Pandemic and Rebellion

30 Jul , 2020  

This following transcription is the first of a two-part conversation that took place on July 4, 2020 between Fred Moten, Stefano Harney and the podcast Millennials are Killing Capitalism.

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MKCCould you maybe start us off by describing what exactly the undercommons is, ...

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Necropolitics

Crowned Death – On good living and dying in times of Corona

18 Apr , 2020  

Abstract

In this paper, I want to question the role of death in our culture and how its disavowed status plays into the current handling of the Corona crisis. The subject of this paper does not question the current – and unprecedented – restrictions per se, but wants to investigate ...

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EconoFiction

Covid ‐ 19 Capitalism, Neoliberal Debt & the Need for Sovereign Money

16 Apr , 2020  

… If no one borrowed, our capitalist economies would go into severe contraction because the vast majority of our money is created as debt. This is why financial elites were rattled during the global financial crisis: they feared credit would dry up and credit    is   the   lifeblood    of     global    capitalism ...

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