A New Diagnosis for Capitalism: Tristam Vivian Adams’ The Psychopath Factory

Linnéa Hussein

“What if we’re living in a world full of super-social psychopaths?” is the question posed by Tristam Vivian Adams early on in his book The Psychopath Factory: How Capitalism Organizes Empathy. Scary, as the term “psychopath” immediately triggers thoughts about … Continue reading “A New Diagnosis for Capitalism: Tristam Vivian Adams’ The Psychopath Factory

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From The Cinematic Mode of Production to Computational Capital: An Interview with Jonathan Beller for Kulturpunkt

Jonathan Beller, Ante Jeric and Diana Meheik

Social Text Collective Member Jonathan Beller, interviewed for Kulturpunkt by Ante Jeric and Diana Meheik. Re-posted from Kulturpunkt.hr. Thanks to Tanja Vrvilo and Film Mutations.   KP: The Cinematic Mode of Production is the term by which you seem to be introducing … Continue reading “From The Cinematic Mode of Production to Computational Capital: An Interview with Jonathan Beller for Kulturpunkt”

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Anhoek School

mary walling blackburn

  Sputiamo su Hegel! We spit on Hegel — Carla Lonzi, Roman, of Rivolta Femminile[1]. Anhoek School is both art project and roving educational experiment. It disrespects some of its elders; it spits on Hegel (in the spirit of Rivolta … Continue reading “Anhoek School”

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Speculative Life: An Introduction

Jayna Brown and Alexis Lothian

In our dystopian present, the term speculation is associated with an epistemology of greed, a sanctioned terrorism, and a new dimension of imperialism no longer based in production but in abstract futures. But speculation means something else for those who refuse to give its logic over to power and profit.

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Radical Politics in the Age of Austerity

Social Text Collective

Michael Truscello’s new documentary, Capitalism Is The Crisis: Radical Politics in the Age of Austerity, which is excerpted above, can be viewed in its entirety here. It features commentary by Chris Hedges, Michael Hardt, and many more.

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Capitalism=Crisis

Ashley Dawson

Greece is in revolt. Not surprisingly, though, the protests there are being totally misrepresented in the mainstream media. Much attention in the US press has focused on the spectacle of the riots and on the three tragic deaths in a … Continue reading “Capitalism=Crisis”

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