Monthly Archives: April 2015

Althusser et. al. – Reading Capital: The Complete Edition forthcoming from Verso

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
It’s only taken fifty years, but Louis Althusser, Etienne Balibar, Roger Establet, Pierre Macherey, and Jacques Rancière’s Reading Capital: The Complete Edition is forthcoming from Verso. Originally published in 1965, Reading Capital is a landmark of French thought and radical theory, which…

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Video: David Harvey’s Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism (AAG 2015)

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Le Corbusier was ‘militant fascist’, two new books on French architect claim – Telegraph

Originally posted on Civism and Cities:
France’s best-known 20th century architect, Le Corbusier, was a “militant fascist” who was far more anti-Semitic and a fan of Hitler than previously thought, two new books reveal. The unsettling disclosures about the links…

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The New Prophets of Capital @thisishellradio

Originally posted on synthetic zerØ: “Sociologist Nicole Aschoff dissects the ruling class’s dominant narratives about capitalism – from the market-based philanthropy of the Gates Foundation, to Sheryl Sandberg’s corporatized feminism – and warns that their attempts to soften the…

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Roue Cyr

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The Thirteen Commandments of Neoliberalism

Originally posted on syndax vuzz:
Neoliberals are not fundamentalists. But they approach crises with a certain logic–one that is directly relevant to comprehending neoliberalism’s unexpected strength in the current global crisis. via The Utopian · The Thirteen Commandments of Neoliberalism.

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Critical Geography (Mini-)Conference on ‘the minor’ — October 2015, University of Kentucky

Originally posted on For Another Critique of the Pyramid:
I am excited to see that the University of Kentucky organizers have chosen “the minor” as the theme for this year’s Critical Geography Mini-Conference. Their Call for Proposals cites Cindi Katz’s…

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Confrontation: Paris, 1968

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Nomad Citizenship revisited, Part Three of Three

Originally posted on Nomad Scholarship:
This is the conclusion of my nomadology of institutions; its first paragraph is a slightly rewritten version of the last paragraph of Part Two. In a purely nomadic, purely self-organizing group (were such a thing…

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L’horreur du Plan Voisin de Le Corbusier

Valentin Fiumefreddo’s renderings of what would have been done. I cannot vouch for the accuracy of these, but based on my understanding of the plan, they seem about right.

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