EconoFiction

Barbarism of Employment

11 Sep , 2019  

In principle, fictitious capital always arises when a money owner leaves his money to another person and in return receives a title of ownership (bond, share, etc.) representing the claim to this money and its increase (e.g. in the form of interest or dividends). In this way, the original sum ...

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GenericScience

The Future is the Past: The Failure of Accelerationism

1 Okt , 2018  

There is a major difference between what is now called ‘accelerationism’ and its utopian futurist influences from the early 20th century: whether human reason is powerful enough to not only overcome the conditions of capitalism but ultimately the biological limits of humanity itself. “Big-A” Accelerationism, on the other hand, is ...

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EconoFiction

Getting rid of Work

10 Mrz , 2018  

 

What follows is a long essay by the French communization theorist, Gilles Dauvé. It is a long read, a read which varies in content and tone but a text which masterfully summarizes the communist critique of work. The original can be found here at Troploin. He also dutifully notes ...

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EconoFiction

Get rid of work

19 Jan , 2018  

 

A slightly modified chapter 3 of the book From Crisis to Communization, published in 2017 by Editions Entremonde.

False Yards

In 1997, in the Sarthe, about twenty workers build a section of motorway under the direction of an engineer employed by a large group of construction. After two months, ...

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