Covid Capitalism. General Tendencies, Possible “Leaps”

25 Apr , 2020  

taken from Spectre Journal

Never has the global economy faced such a thorough challenge from a virus. Previous epidemics scythed through populations and ravaged livelihoods, but they remained contained on a regional scale or, where global, impacted the world economy less precipitously. Noteworthy too is the fact that never in recent ...

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Documentation, NonPolitics


23 Mrz , 2020  

Introduction by Sebastian Lotzer

We’ll manage it. We’ll stay home. We all have to take responsibility. The “we” has conjunctions these days, in times of a rampant pandemic totalitarianism. A large part of the left is sublimating under this we.

“I don’t know any parties anymore, I only know Germans”. ...

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Covid-19 and the question of collective care

15 Mrz , 2020  

Of course, the Corona-Crisis is not affecting everyone equally. On a basic medical level people of so-called “risk-groups” are far more likely to die to the virus as average persons with stable physical health. And on a social level marginalized and poor people are more affected by the socio-economic effects. ...

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Logic and the Politics of Prevention

8 Jan , 2020  

In general, prevention is immanent to a specific time schedule. If the present future, which refers to what is expected of the future, and the future present, which designates that future that will actually occur, are not congruent, then, if one looks at it economically at first, through the use ...

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23 Jul , 2019  

In a text from 1973, which appeared in the Kursbuch, the sociologist Manfred Clemenz has introduced the concept of structural state fascism, the author assumes that there are no fundamental functional differences between the forms of parliamentary democracy and the fascist states of exception, but just only phenomenological changes are ...

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