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Deleuze: The Machinic Enslavement and the Dividual in Control Societies

Social subjection, however, is only one form, strategy and method of constituting the modern subject. Let us therefore turn to the second important form of subjectivation, the individual. Deleuze/Guattari call this process, which is different from social subjection, and which …

Deleuze: The Machinic Enslavement and the Dividual in Control Societies

Financialization:Market Discipline or Capital Discipline?

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 …

Financialization:Market Discipline or Capital Discipline?

After Brexit and Donald Trump: Is Nationalism challenging Neoliberalism?

… Financial markets generate a structure for overseeing the effectiveness of individual capitals, that is to say a type of supervision of capital movement. The demand for high financial value puts pressure on individual capitals (enterprises) for more1 intensive and …

After Brexit and Donald Trump: Is Nationalism challenging Neoliberalism?

The political economy of pulse: Techno-somatic rhythm and real-time data

abstract In the context of ubiquitous data capture and the politics of control, there is growing individual and managerial interest in ‘pulse’, both in the literal sense of arterial pulse (now monitored through wearable technology) and in a metaphorical sense …

The political economy of pulse: Techno-somatic rhythm and real-time data

What is it to Live and Think like Gilles Châtelet?

– What is To Live and Think Like Pigs about? [Châtelet:] It’s a book about the fabrication of individuals who operate a soft censorship on themselves…In them, humanity is reduced to a bubble of rights, not going beyond strict biological functions …

What is it to Live and Think like Gilles Châtelet?

Contingency and Foundation: Rethinking Money, Debt, and Finance after the Crisis

The origins of the financial crisis of 2007–8 have been widely understood in terms of the financial system having transgressed the boundaries of its proper role and place in society; and the response has been driven above all by a …

Contingency and Foundation: Rethinking Money, Debt, and Finance after the Crisis

Another Speculation? Michel Feher on Neoliberalism and Resistance

In getting to grips with “neoliberalism”, a recommended first port of call is the published transcripts of Michel Foucault’s 1979 lecture series at the Collège de France titled The Birth of Biopolitics.[i] In those lectures Foucault demonstrated that the foundations …

Another Speculation? Michel Feher on Neoliberalism and Resistance

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