Monthly Archives: October 2011
From Joel Olson, ‘Whiteness and the 99%’.
If, following Jameson, the situational representation of one’s place in a shifting, contradictory and impalpable totality is the stake of an aesthetics of cognitive mapping, then it is inseparable from modern philosophy and its mutations – especially once the primacy … Continue reading
“So in a declining state of society we have the increasing misery of the worker; in an advancing state, complicated misery; and in the terminal state, static misery.” Marx, Economic and Philosophical Manuscripts, in Early Writings, p. 286.
“When the team further untangled the web of ownership, it found much of it tracked back to a ‘super-entity’ of 147 even more tightly knit companies – all of their ownership was held by other members of the super-entity – … Continue reading
“The principal and primary function of banks is to serve as middlemen in the making of payments. In so doing they transform inactive money capital into active, that is, into capital yielding a profit; they collect all kinds of money … Continue reading
“We gathered the technical materials. I myself made inquiries of several specialists as well as of the exchange in Breslau and Vienna, and at the end Brecht himself began to study political economy. He asserted that the machinations of the … Continue reading