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THE ECONOMIC SINGULARITY by Calum Chance.

Apparently, the machines are coming for our jobs.

Utopia,

This year, Sir Thomas More’s Utopia marks its 500th anniversary. Modern Times takes this opportunity to celebrate this, still radical, great piece of work.

THE COMMUNIST MANIFESTO. By Karl Marx.

Is Karl Marx still able to show us the way forward - some 168 years after his book was initially published?

Back To Utopia

With a moniker like ‘Modern Times’, it feels natural for us to celebrate the 500th anniversary of Sir Thomas More’s Utopia, published in 1516.

Book: Moments Of Clear Perception. Alexander Kluge And Gerhard Richter: Seagull Press, 2016

An insightful eye-opener for history as something more than linear progress

RIOT. STRIKE. RIOT - THE NEW ERA OF UPRISINGS. Written by Joshua Clover

Riot is the modern reaction to capitalism, in the same way strikes were in the past.

DAS SCHELLING-PROJEKT. Book by Peter Sloterdijk. Suhrkamp Verlag, 2016

Peter Sloterdijk has written an important novel at a time where biological explanations for human actions have become the norm.

SPIES IN THE CONGO: The forgotten victims of the Hiroshima bomb

Susan Williams has made a docu-crime in the spirit of Pinter, le Carré and Galeano.

FAN HO: The roaming street photographer

The photographs of Chinese Fan Ho capture the lives, dreams and hard labour of individuals in an expanding metropolis.

The Fold Leibniz And The Baroque Written

Deleuzes’ book on Leibniz is the most complex of the philosopher's work, but is also the ultimate book for those wanting to immerse themselves in his concept of creation.