Monthly Archives: August 2015

Toward a Radical Metaphysics of Socialism: Marx & Laruelle by Katerina Kolozova

Originally posted on synthetic zerØ:
if you can please give a bit to @EileenAJoy and co. so they can keep on giving us the goods: http://punctumbooks.com/titles/toward-a-radical-metaphysics-of-socialism/

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Platform Cooperativism vs. the “Sharing” Economy

“The backlash against unethical labor practices in the “collaborative sharing economy” has been overplayed. Recently, The Washington Post, New York Times and others started to rail against online labor brokerages like Taskrabbit, Handy, and Uber because of an utter lack … Continue reading

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The Undersea Network -Nicole Starosielski

http://files.newbooksnetwork.com/scitechsoc/114scitechsocstarosielski.mp3 http://www.surfacing.in/ “Nicole Starosielski‘s new book brings an environmental and ecological consciousness to the study of digital media and digital systems, looks carefully and imaginatively at the geography of undersea cable networks, paying special attention to the materiality of network … Continue reading

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In British Columbia, Indigenous Group Blocks Pipeline Development

Originally posted on RED POWER MEDIA:
Al Jazeera America To stop oil projects from moving forward, the Unist’ot’en have set up an encampment on traditional territory HOUSTON, British Columbia — In a remote mountain pass connecting the Pacific Coast to…

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Predictive Policing: putting data on the beat?

http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2015/08/fte_20150823.mp3 http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/futuretense/policing/6702626

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Art of Austerity (europe in economic crisis 30’s & today)

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Communist Research Cluster 3: Revolutionary Feminism

Originally posted on communists in situ:
Communist Research Cluster announces the release of the latest volume of our Communist Interventions reader series: Revolutionary Feminism. Featuring Marxist, anarchist, and other revolutionary feminist theoretical debates from the late 19th century to 1984, Revolutionary Feminism offers…

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Chinese Cyber Sovereignty & Hong Kong – Stephenie Andal

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Jugaad, Siqizai, Bricolage

Originally posted on Installing (Social) Order:
New article about jugaad, which we’ve discussed here a bit, by Pankaj Sekhsaria (a graduate student at Maastricht’s Department of Technology and Society) is available on academia.edu (note: if you click the link, you’ll find the paper…

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Offshore Worlds and Social Futures w/ John Urry

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