Tag: capitalism

The mirage of utopia
(Near and Elsewhere)

An essay-documentary meditating on future visions and utopias holds a dark heart given the current state of our society.

The apocalyptic face of capitalism
(Welcome to Sodom)

The shocking reality of Ghana’s electronic waste dump Sodom reveals the truth about our unending need for the newer and better in Western consumerism.

A mourning sister speaks truth to power
(Carceral Capitalism)

Through reflections, prose-poems, and conversations with living and dead revolutionaries, Jackie Wang dissects the American prison system.

Our future with bitcoin and blockchain

Bitcoin, blockchain and crypto: are they a hyped bubble set to burst or a liberating and solidary money system ready to challenge centralised state power and capitalist control?

The city as an arena for exploitation and resistance in the 21st century

A nostalgia-free analysis of the city as an arena for subjectivation and re-composition from the Italian political philosopher Antonio Negri.

Varoufakis’ magical realism
(Talking to My Daughter About the Economy)

By cutting the principles of capitalism to the bone and by using language that is straightforward, Yanis Varoufakis pulls out the essence of modern economy.

Never seen before
(Ceres)

Ceres depicts life on the farm for four children in a personal and political way.

Agamben and the Ethics of Abnegation
(The Coming Community)

The Coming Community is a rich, complex and at times impenetrable text drawing you into the realm of the profane before finally presenting us to «the solution».

Power in the age of impotence
(Futurability)

Franco Berardi suggests to us a new activism – not through revolutionary changes, but through a systematic effort to develop a humane and free society.

Invisible Hands

Invisible Hands is committed to the ideology of the free market, but can this myth ever become reality?
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