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GameStop Capitalism Wall Street vs. The Reddit Rally (1)

But while some claim that there is nothing new under the sun, in an interesting turn of events over the last few day of January 2021, some hedge fund managers on Wall Street became the ‘unusual suckers’, losing billions of …

GameStop Capitalism Wall Street vs. The Reddit Rally (1)

Elie Ayaches and Suhail Malik’s heterodox concepts of finance: the frenzy of contingency

The heterodox positions of Elie Ayache and Suhail Malik on contemporary finance are often perceived in the haze of accelerationism, although not widely discussed. Let us first turn to the prosition of Suhail Malik. For us, the contingent price movements …

Elie Ayaches and Suhail Malik’s heterodox concepts of finance: the frenzy of contingency

Brian Massumis „On the Revaluation of Value“ (2)

Das Problem des Exzesses (das Kapital und sein Potenzial) kehrt zurück, wenn es um den Mehrwert geht bzw. um das Kapital in der Qualität des Geldes. Hier ist der Mehrwert als der Effekt eines sich vermehrenden Umschlags des Kapitals gegenüber …

Brian Massumis „On the Revaluation of Value“ (2)

Capital and Time. For a New Critique of Neoliberal Reason

  Introduction: Beyond the Critique of Speculation This introductory chapter discusses the shortcomings of the heterodox critique of financial speculation as an irrational divergence from real values. It argues that the capitalist subject speculates not in defiance of fundamental values …

Capital and Time. For a New Critique of Neoliberal Reason

A Critique of the Critique of Finance: Critics of neoliberal capitalism rarely recognize the productive power of speculation

If there is one theme that unites the various critiques of contemporary finance, it is the emphasis on its speculative character. Financial growth is said to be driven not by the logic of efficient markets, but rather by irrational sentiment, …

A Critique of the Critique of Finance: Critics of neoliberal capitalism rarely recognize the productive power of speculation

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