The first part of a chapter, titled “Encoding the Law the Household and the Standardisation Of Uncertainty,” for an edited volume on mapping precariousness.
For about twenty-four hours, some advocates of a Basic Income responded to the Cypriot government’s announcement of a guaranteed minimum income with a good deal of enthusiasm.
This is the extended abstract for the paper I’d prepared some months back for a conference, and a clip from the occupation of Sussex University I’d planned to show
[This is the abstract to the second and forthcoming essay in the series on financial bonds.
By way of settling an odd bet, here are some footnotes from an old essay on financial crisis, national debt and disciplinary practice in the 1930s (pdf):
An excerpt from Contract & Contagion: From Biopolitics to Oikonomia, pp.113-18.
[The intro of a text co-authored with Dick Bryan (forthcoming)] Social benefit bonds, otherwise referred to as social impact bonds, are a very recent innovation in the fields of social policy and finance.
Over at Flat7, there’s a bracing list of all-too incredible lies that are routinely dispensed through most media and in the Australian parliament about undocumented migrants who arrive by boat. The hysteria in Australia about the relatively tiny number of people desperate enough to risk the voyage is mind-boggling and devastatingly brutal in its effects.
in South Atlantic Quarterly, 111:4, pp. 763-83 (2012).
Full text, online eipcp, hardcopy of the series at Diaphanes. And in German as “Von der Prekarität zum Risikomanagement und darüber hinaus”.
Abstract for a panel at the Seeing through Empire’s new clothes – Extending strategies for anticapitalist struggle against the economic crisis, September 13, 2009.