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Wall Street Primitivism: Nicaragua, China, The Middle East & Charlottesville

By Caleb Maupin Source: New Eastern Outlook Wall Street, London, and the Bretton Woods institutions like the World Bank, and the International Monetary Fund claim to support development and the eradication of poverty around the world. They also claim to support … Continue reading

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A Skeleton Key to the Alt Left

Source: the HipCrime Vocab Last time we looked at the differences between the “Left” as manifested in the mainstream political discourse and those of a number of authors, blogger and thinkers that I’ve (somewhat arbitrarily) lumped under the umbrella of … Continue reading

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Anxiety Dream

By Miya Tokumitsu A 1636 Dutch print depicts a tender domestic scene: a father in his nightdress walks to and fro, soothing a wakeful baby while mom gets some well-deserved sleep. The accompanying verse is equally sweet, assuring us that … Continue reading

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Radicle and Rhizomati: Notes from a Folk Herbalist

By Lisa Fazio Source: Resilience Hierarchy Power structures establish various systems to ensure the organisation of interrelationships and the distribution of resources throughout a group, community, or ecosystem. In human terms, these systems become our tribes, societies, and civilisations. The … Continue reading

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Luddism and Economic Ideology

Source: the HipCrime Vocab Smithsonian Magazine has a very good feature on the Luddites, well worth a read. There are many elements you just don’t read in many economic histories; for example, the 40-hour work week was not brought down … Continue reading

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Life-Hacks of the Poor and Aimless

On negotiating the false idols of neoliberal self-care By Laurie Penny Source: The Baffler Late capitalism is like your love life: it looks a lot less bleak through an Instagram filter. The slow collapse of the social contract is the … Continue reading

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Accelerating Capital: Completed Nihilism and The Indebted Man

  By S.C. Hickman Source: Southern Nights In his book Data Trash (1993), Arthur Kroker writes that in the field of digital acceleration, more information means less meaning, because meaning slows info circulation. In the sphere of the digital economy, … Continue reading

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Seeing Wetiko: On Capitalism, Mind Viruses, and Antidotes for a World in Transition

By Alnoor Ladha and Martin Kirk Source: Reality Sandwich It’s delicate confronting these priests of the golden bull They preach from the pulpit of the bottom line Their minds rustle with million dollar bills You say Silver burns a hole … Continue reading

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