Jacobin’s embrace of the far Right has been some time in the making
Naomi Klein has a piece in the Guardian which is fairly indicative of an argument being made by various socialists and social democrats in moments such as this. Her argument, put simply, is that while racism and misogyny were indeed factors in Trump’s election, it is really ‘neoliberalism’ – the ‘rise of the Davos class’…
Evidence is a process. Not so according to legal realism, but perhaps a little more so according to legal superrealist accounts of the legal arts.
The Expanse, s01. (cr. James S A Corey, 2015) The laws of physics: gravity and the theory of relativity. Sicario (dir. Denis Villeneuve, 2015. Track). The law of contracts. Making a Murderer (dirs. Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos, 2015). The laws of evidence and the confessional. How to Get Away With…
Visibility is tactical.
So there have been a few projects ongoing, though few postings on the blog. In lieu of that, a linkdump of sorts.
Spinoza’s understanding of the affects can illuminate much, but I do not think it amounts to a critical or radical politics of the affective. So while I finish a post on the politics of affect that is more to do with current theories and politics around affect, I thought I would reiterate some of the…
An extract from Tony Robbin’s Shadows of Reality: The Fourth Dimension in Relativity, Cubism, and Modern Thought, on Edwin Abbott’s Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions. Enjoy.
Zero-hour contracts have been in the news quite a bit lately. Here are some recent links:
If ‘decolonizing’ the theories and practices around #occupy are to have any meaning, then presumably that involves being serious about the ways in which the reigning concepts of Western philosophy continue to shape a sense of politics, economics and, not least, the re/production of the capitalist form of value.