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Capital after Louis Althusser. Focusing on Value-Form Analysis1

1 Paper presented at the Conference “Rileggere IlCapitale: La lezione di Louis Althusser”, organized by the Department of Historical Studies of the University Ca’ Foscari, November 9-11, 2006, Venice, Italy. 1. Althusser’s legacy: Capital as change of “object, theory and …

Capital after Louis Althusser. Focusing on Value-Form Analysis1

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?

Arthur Kroker/Nick Land: Accelerationist Capitalization

Arthur Kroker: Accelerationist Capitalization A friend mentioned to me that Kroker was for the Left what Nick Land is for the neo-reaction, the hyperstitional mythographer of capitalization as an alien entity gathering steam year by year through acceleration of the …

Arthur Kroker/Nick Land: Accelerationist Capitalization

The Hedonistic Imperative: The Seduction of Hypercapitalism

he unlikely parable that Xenophon relates  between Socrates and their mutual friend Aristippus of Cyrene serves as a lead in to the subject of this post. Socrates had observed his friend Aristippus for some time and felt that the young …

The Hedonistic Imperative: The Seduction of Hypercapitalism

PAUSE FOR THOUGHT: MONEY WITHOUT VALUE IN A RAPIDLY DISINTEGRATING WORLD

After the folding of the last period of mass labour mobilisation – the post-war Fordist boom – capitalism entered its terminal crisis, where fictitious money is increasingly dissociated from labour-mediated value. Already in the 1980s, the irreversible erosion of capital’s labour-substance, triggered by …

PAUSE FOR THOUGHT: MONEY WITHOUT VALUE IN A RAPIDLY DISINTEGRATING WORLD

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