GenericScience

Climate change is a weapon of primitive accumulation

26 Sep , 2020  

Climate change is a weapon of primitive accumulation 

Climate change has disproportionately negative effects on poorer countries and people of color, and disproportionally positive effects on receiving countries that benefit from hyper-exploitable and precious labor – what I call a ‘reserve climate labor army.’ This asymmetry is the result ...

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PhiloFiction

Between Philosophy and Non-Philosophy

20 Sep , 2020  

Rendering Marxism Real and Intelligible 

Marxism may have “lacked” the Real and tied its fate to the history-world. It may have consequently lacked the theory according-to-the-Real of this history-world. These are not just some “observations,” but a new style of theoretical hypotheses. They assume a “program” as much as they ...

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EconoFiction

Financialization:Market Discipline or Capital Discipline?

19 Sep , 2020  

John Milios/ Dimitris P. Sotiropoulos

A crucial aspect of nearly all contemporary approaches to imperialism is the idea that the domination of neoliberalism and of the globalized financial sector of the economy produces a predatory version of capitalism, a capitalism that inherently tends towards crisis.

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NonPolitics

Elections, State: Instruments of expropriation.

17 Sep , 2020  

Elections

Democracy and its instrument of choice are based on citizens handing over their powers to representatives or delegating them to a professional group that decides on their behalf. This implies a misjudgment, because only because the representatives exist does the represented group exist, which in turn creates its representatives ...

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EconoFiction

Commodity, Money and Capital

16 Sep , 2020  

Under the aspect of the juxtaposition of commodity and money, Marx speaks in the first three chapters of Kapital Bd.1 of the commodity as a commodity form. If the development of value itself is addressed here at the same time, he speaks of the value form. In this context, he ...

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NonPolitics

The Return of John Brown: White Race-Traitors in the 2020 Uprising

6 Sep , 2020  

taken from Ill Will

Theses on the White Proletariat
  1. White people, like all people, are divided by politics and class. These divisions were revealed through the recent uprisings, which showed us that there are whites who are willing to go the distance, and there are whites who are willing to
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EconoFiction

Beyond Capitalism. Strategies for a Good Society in the “Era of Financialization”

31 Aug , 2020  

Spyros Lapatsioras, John Milios and Dimitris Sotiropoulos

Contemporary capitalism seems too far away from the implementation of any version of a good society.

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EconoFiction

The law of the tendential fall of the general rate of profit in capital Bd.3

27 Jul , 2020  

In the opinion of Georgios Stamatis, Marx, when presenting the law of the tendency of the general rate of profit, equates value and price, among other things in order to disregard the effect of the so-called Wicksell effects (including the observation of the relationship between the rate of profit and ...

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PhiloFiction

The ‘Gemeinwesen’ Has Always Been Here: An Engagement with the Ideas of Jacques Camatte

16 Jul , 2020  

Taken from Ill Will Editions

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The less you are, the less you express your own life, the more you have, the more pronounced is your alienated life, the greater is the aggregate of your alienated being.

-Karl Marx,  Economic-Philosophical Manuscripts, 1844 [1]

Jacques ...

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EconoFiction

China & US Power

15 Jul , 2020  

Can China do much to fight back against the power wielded by the US in the world economy? At first sight, that looks unlikely. China is big, but world trade is conducted in dollars, and the US has economic, political and military influence across the globe. The usual result of ...

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Mashines

Machines

13 Jul , 2020  

Most Marxist discourses understand both the technology, the logical discourse about the teleology of perfect control of nature, which proves to be the decisive orientation for the Western natural sciences, and the technical object, the practical object of the theoretical sciences, as part of the productive forces and not of ...

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NonPolitics

The Eternal Return of Revolt – A conversation with Richard Gilman-Opalsky

9 Jul , 2020  

We sat down with Richard Gilman-Opalsky, author of Specters of Revolt, to talk about a “politics against politics”, the continuity of revolt, and the George Floyd rebellion. * * * * *

Ill Will Editions:  In your work, you have expressed an interest in thinking a “politics ...

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