Radical media, politics and culture.


"Marx, Cognitive Capitalism and the Transition to the Commons" Michel Bauwens

[Snatched from a longer list-exchange at the Institute for Distributed Creativity, ed.]

I think we do have to accept that we are no longer in a mercantile, nor industrial capitalist logic, but in a third phase of cognitive capitalism. My thesis is that the marxist thesis, of a organized working class taking power and then changing society, has been discredited. Not only because it didn't happen in the last 200 years, but because it is based on a misreading of history.

On the Digital Labor Question Andrew Ross

(Transcribed October 16th, 2009 from a lecture presented at September 29, 2009, at the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School)

Work, Play & Boredom May 2010 Conference CFP Call for Papers for an ephemera Conference at University of St. Andrews, 5-7 May 2010. Deadline for abstracts: 31 January 2010.

A Revolutionary Proposal: Invisible Insurrection of a Million Minds Alexander Trocchi

[Published as "Technique du coupe du monde," Internationale Situationniste #8 (January 1963; reposted from Not Bored).]

"And if there is still one hellish, truly accursed thing in our time, it is our artistic dallying with forms, instead of being like victims burnt at the stake, signalling through the flames." -- Antonin Artaud, The Theatre and Its Double, 1958

CFP Affinities #4 – What is Radical Imagination: Horizons beyond “The Crisis” Edited by Alex Khasnabish and Max Haiven

The social crises of neoliberalism, so evident and provocative throughout the rest of the world, have finally come "home" to the global North in the form of a cataclysmic financial crisis wreaking havoc on the lives of people, workers and communities, intensifying already intolerable injustices and inequalities and justifying the intensification of surveillance, policing and militarization.

The Liberal “Anti-Capitalist” Climate Camp 2009 Resonance

The camp for climate action 2009 received lots of criticism, much of it is superficial and fails to get to the roots of the problematic relationship between anti-capitalism and environmentalism.

"The Will of The People: Notes Towards a Dialectical Voluntarism" Peter Hallward

The Italian Difference: Between Nihilism and Biopolitics Lorenzo Chiesa and Alberto Toscano (eds.)

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