NonPolitics

They Say We Can’t Meme: Politics of Idea Compression

11 Feb , 2018  

“I am a forest, and a night of dark trees: but he who is not afraid of my darkness, will find banks full of roses under my cypresses.” Friedrich Nietzsche

In his torturous 2017 book Futurability Franco Berardi states that “we should go beyond the critique of the techno-media corporate ...

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EconoFiction, Necropolitics

Stock market falls and fascism

6 Feb , 2018  

As the Dow plummeted in the previous week, the far Right in the US has leaned in to ‘Jewish banker’ conspiracy theories. By that view, Goldman Sachs is sabotaging Making America Great Again. Some on the Left have echoed the understanding of stock markets and finance that this encapsulates.

This ...

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EconoFiction

THE EXIT CONNECTION: EUROPE’S NEW POLANYIAN MOMENT

4 Apr , 2017  

Dimitris P. Sotiropoulos and John Milios
… Globalization is something much more than a mutual institutional contract between sovereign nation-states that can be unilaterally challenged. Globalization is the irreversible new form of capitalism. The reproduction of social power relations is intertwined with the workings and the historical norms of globalization ...

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