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Produktivität und lebendige Arbeit. Zur Zusammenbruchstheorie von Kurz & Co.

Die mit der Konkurrenz einhergehende Notwendigkeit zur Erhöhung der Produktivität für das einzelne Kapital führt zu einem sinkenden Wert der Waren, womit u. U. die Mehrwertrate (m/v) aufgrund der Verringerung des Werts des variablen Kapitals steigt, gleichzeitig lässt sich in künftigen …

Produktivität und lebendige Arbeit. Zur Zusammenbruchstheorie von Kurz & Co.

Money

what the fuck is it Various monetary theories have suffered from the conscious or unconscious supposition that money is a quantity, and moreover that it more or less the same thing as currency, as the actual paper that a state can print (purportedly …

Money

Unboxing the Hidden Labor of Saving Lives and Saving Capitalism

To maintain the Western phantasm that ‘capitalism is an intelligent computer,’ the hidden labor of those whose hands silently uphold it is framed as heroic. This promotes sacrificing oneself for ‘the (operating) system.’ In this SILENT WORKS interview Magdalena Taube …

Unboxing the Hidden Labor of Saving Lives and Saving Capitalism

Paradoxical Politics: Why the System Relevance of Care Workers Can No Longer Be Denied

he ‘corona crisis’ reveals that care workers play a particularly important role in post-industrial societies. In this SILENT WORKS interview Magdalena Taube and Krystian Woznicki talk to the scholar-activist Christine Braunersreuther about why this is only now coming to light …

Paradoxical Politics: Why the System Relevance of Care Workers Can No Longer Be Denied

NOW

This world no longer needs explaining, critiquing, denouncing. We live enveloped in a fog of commentaries and commentaries on commentaries, of critiques and critiques of critiques of critiques, of revelations that don’t trigger anything, other than revelations about the revelations. …

NOW

Beyond the Fragment: Postoperaismo, postcapitalism and Marx’s ‘Notes on Machines’, 45 years on

ABSTRACT: 2017 marks 45 years since the first English publication of Marx’s ‘Notes on machines’ in Economy & Society. This paper critiques how Marx’s ‘Fragment’ has subsequently been repurposed in postoperaist thought, and how this wields influence on contemporary left …

Beyond the Fragment: Postoperaismo, postcapitalism and Marx’s ‘Notes on Machines’, 45 years on

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