EconoFiction

Economy of the War Machine (Part III of IV)

4 Sep , 2017  

Part III. The Economic Concept of Ordinal Value in Chapter 9

Socially-necessary labor time, supply and demand, marginal utility, putative or nominal price, risk-weighted interest rates, or some combination of the above: what do all of these conceptions of the determinates of value share in common? In short, they are ...

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EconoFiction

Economy of the War Machine (Part I of IV)

31 Aug , 2017  

Part I. Introduction to an Economy of the War Machine

 

Did you know that in Chapter 9 of A Thousand Plateaus Deleuze & Guattari outline an ordinal concept of value aligned with, in continuation of, and subsidiary to that which is developed throughout the heterodox economic project that is Deleuze’s ...

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EconoFiction

Economy of the War Machine Part IV. Chapter One (part a)

14 Apr , 2017  

Yeah, so I don’t want to want to tell you what to do, but given where we’re going to be going, it might be good to briefly check in with the updated versions of this or this -but if not those, then at least look at this (if you want ...

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NonPolitics

To Our Enemies

16 Dez , 2016  

Translated from the French by Ames Hodges.

[This text is an excerpt of Éric Alliez and Maurizio Lazzarato’s forthcoming book Wars and Capital, to be published in English by Semiotext(e). The book’s release is scheduled for August 2017.]
1. We are living in the time of the subjectivation of civil ...

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Lexicon, NonPolitics

A Short Introduction to the Politics of Cruelty

27 Mrz , 2016  

This is a brief excerpt from the introduction to Hostis Issue 1. A PDF of the full issue can be found here

THE PROBLEM with the social is not that it fails at its intended goals. There is no use in disputing the advances in education, science, or medicine brought

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Mashines, Necropolitics

June, 1972 & A chief who does not command:

10 Nov , 2015  

“Primitive society has always been considered a place of absolute difference in relation to western society, a strange and unthinkable space of absence – absence of all that constitutes the observers’ socio-cultural universe: a world without hierarchy, people who obey no one, a society indifferent to possession of wealth, chiefs ...

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