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Vom Potemkinschen Dorf zum Potemkinschen Reich: Die Gespenster des Extraktivismus im Donbas

Die vom Putin-Regime vorangetriebene imperiale Strategie der territorialen Expansion und der Kolonisierung von Ressourcen wird wahrscheinlich den Niedergang und die Erosion Russlands beschleunigen, hinter dessen Fassade sich eine große Zahl unbekannter, nicht untersuchter und nicht angegangener systemischer Probleme verbirgt, argumentiert …

Vom Potemkinschen Dorf zum Potemkinschen Reich: Die Gespenster des Extraktivismus im Donbas

Imperialism, With and Without Cheap Nature: Climate Crises, World Wars & the Ecology of Liberation

The Ukraine War reflects and reinforces the exhaustion of Cheap Natures. Earlier Thirty Years Wars (1618-48, 1792-1815, 1914-45)  were entwined with successive developmental crises of Cheap Nature that could be resolved through new imperialisms, new rounds of commodification and appropriation. …

Imperialism, With and Without Cheap Nature: Climate Crises, World Wars & the Ecology of Liberation

PAUSE FOR THOUGHT: MONEY WITHOUT VALUE IN A RAPIDLY DISINTEGRATING WORLD

After the folding of the last period of mass labour mobilisation – the post-war Fordist boom – capitalism entered its terminal crisis, where fictitious money is increasingly dissociated from labour-mediated value. Already in the 1980s, the irreversible erosion of capital’s labour-substance, triggered by …

PAUSE FOR THOUGHT: MONEY WITHOUT VALUE IN A RAPIDLY DISINTEGRATING WORLD

War, Capitalism, Ecology:
Why can’t Bruno Latour understand anything about them?

Faced with the war that has broken out in Ukraine, the philosopher-ecologist is lost. Overwhelmed by the events, he “does not know how to cope with the two tragedies at once,” that is, Ukraine and global warming. The only claim he …

War, Capitalism, Ecology:
Why can’t Bruno Latour understand anything about them?

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