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Speculative Capitalism

Dan Krier

Speculative Capitalism

by Dan Krier

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Published by W.H. Freeman & Company .
Written in English

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    Open LibraryOL10523796M
    ISBN 100716701014
    ISBN 109780716701019

      The Age of Surveillance Capitalism by Shoshana Zuboff review – we are the pawns A bold, important book identifies our new era of capitalism. James Bridle. your speculative searches and. "A must-read for anyone interested in the operation of neoliberal reason following the recent financial crisis, Martijn Konings's timely book develops new ways of thinking about money, finance, and the speculative basis of contemporary capitalism.".

      The term “speculative fiction” has three historically located meanings: a subgenre of science fiction that deals with human rather than technological problems, a genre distinct from and opposite to science fiction in its exclusive focus on possible futures, and a super category for all genres that deliberately depart from imitating “consensus reality” of everyday experience. Radical Botany excavates a tradition in which plants participate in the effort to imagine new worlds and envision new futures. Modernity, the book claims, is defined by the idea of all life as vegetal. Meeker and Szabari argue that the recognition of plants’ liveliness and animation, as a result of scientific discoveries from the seventeenth century to today, has mobilized speculative Author: Natania Meeker, Antónia Szabari.

    The Speculative Turn. Open Access Statement – Please Read This book is produced sustainably using plantation timber, and printed in the destination market on demand reducing wastage and excess transport. v Contents 12 Capitalism .   The global financial crisis, which began in and whose repercussions will continue to echo round the world for years to come, has triggered myriad criticisms of the modern capitalist system: it is too ‘speculative’; it rewards ‘rent-seekers’ over true ‘wealth creators’; and it has permitted the rampant growth of finance, allowing speculative exchanges of financial .


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Angelo Matera. "The Speculative Capitalism book of Speculative Capitalism." National Catholic Register (January).

This article is reprinted with permission from National Catholic Register. To subscribe to the National Catholic Register call The Author. Angelo Matera is publisher and editor of Late capitalism, or late-stage capitalism, is a term first used in print by German economist Werner Sombart around the turn of the 20th century.

Sincethe term has been used in the United States and Canada to refer to perceived absurdities, contradictions, crises, injustices, and inequality created by modern business development.

Speculative Capital: The funds earmarked by an investor for the sole purpose of speculation. This capital is often associated with extreme volatility and a. Building on a remarkable career's worth of reporting on the frontlines of global capitalism and worker resistance, this book is an original, engaging, Speculative Capitalism book bracingly-articulated vision of real alternatives.

In the final analysis it is a speculative guess that the current system stuck in its neo-liberal dystopia has the seeds for a transition Cited by:   The authors argue that the seemingly radical newness and alleged immateriality of contemporary speculative capitalism, turns out to be less dramatically new and more grounded in colonial/racial histories of both material and immaterial exploitation than one might at first : Taylor And Francis.

Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy is rich in historical references and stories, wise in its philosophy, deep in its evaluation and observation; and a tribute to the life's work of an important investor and constructive thinker.

This book is outstanding and deserves your time." Wall Street Oasis ()Cited by:   Taming “Speculative Capitalism” As a subscriber, you will enjoy unlimited access to our On Point suite of long reads and book reviews, Say More contributor interviews, The Year Ahead magazine, the full PS archive, and much more.

You will also directly support our mission of delivering the highest-quality commentary on the world's most. Your next book is The Passions and The Interests: Political Arguments for Capitalism Before its Triumph, by the great Albert O Hirschman. This is a great book.

It traces the history of an idea that is central to our whole civilisation today. The idea is that human nature is basically unruly and destructive, or has the potential to become so, but that we’ve designed a society that sets a.

Introduction: digital media, cultural production and speculative capitalism --Freya Schiwy, Susan Antebi and Alessandro Fornazzari 2. The talk show uploaded: YouTube and the technicity of the body --Susan Antebi 3. Digital ghosts, global capitalism and social change. PostCapitalism: A Guide to Our Future is a book by British journalist and writer Paul Mason.

In the book, Mason discusses the existential threat posed to capitalism by the digital revolution. He argues that the digital revolution has the potential to reshape utterly our familiar notions of work, production and value; and to destroy an economy based on markets and Author: Paul Mason.

Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy remains one of the greatest works of social theory written this century. When it first appeared the New English Weekly predicted that 'for the next five to ten years it will cetainly remain a work with which no one who professes any degree of information on sociology or economics can afford to be unacquainted.' Fifty years on, this4/5.

“The Earth is a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena. Think of the endless cruelties visited by the inhabitants of one corner of this pixel on the scarcely distinguishable inhabitants of some other corner, how frequent their misunderstandings, how eager they are.

As a slice of futurology this book is no better than its many, equally speculative rivals. But as a spark to the imagination, with frequent x-ray. "By now," Christian Marazzi argues in his book The Violence of Financial Capitalism, "finance permeates from the beginning to the end the circulation of capital."And because today "every productive act and every act of consumption is directly or indirectly tied to finance," Marazzi continues, we must understand our moment in time as the period in which Author: Mathias Nilges.

Postcapitalism includes a number of proposals for a new economic system to replace capitalism. Classical Marxist and some social evolutionary theories believe that post-capitalist society may come about as a result of spontaneous evolution as capitalism becomes obsolete.

Others propose models to intentionally replace capitalism. "A fascinating and original work of historical interrogation, In the Matter of Nat Turner is a mélange of philosophy, literary analysis, theology, forensics, and speculative imagination that opens up new vistas of space and time existing beyond the pale of Western law and logic.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data is available for this book. ISBN (HC) ISBN (eBook) Editorial production by Marrathon Production Services. book design by jane raese Text set in point Utopia first edition 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 text_Stockman 2/14/13 AM. It is a highly important book Though repetitive, the prose in Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism is clear, the style is discursive and the spirit reflects the boundless curiosity that led the two economists to sociology One issue this book does not raise is how, at a time of great partisan divide, readers will receive its message.2/4(6).

Capitalization by means of the stock exchanges of speculative “casino capitalism” raised hopes for fictitious profits to be made well into the 21st century.

Hopes that will never be realized. The Black Book analyzes this development by comparing it with the scale of the speculative bubbles of the first and second industrial revolutions.

The Museum of Capitalism—a traveling exhibition that has been hosted in Oakland and Boston and is now opening in New York City—treats capitalism as a historical phenomenon.

This speculative institution views the present and recent past from the implied perspective of a future society in which our economic and political system is. In The Entropy of Capitalism, however, Robert Biel has produced an analysis, synthesizing all of these developments, that certainly deserves a place on your bookshelf.

It is a fascinating and insightful book, about which there is too much to say, every page warranting copious marginalia and underlining. —David Tyfield, Journal of Critical Realism. L ast October, an intelligent and good-hearted acquaintance of mine in the SFF (science fiction and fantasy) community told me, “I just want Hillary Clinton to be queen.” She would go on to repeat this line multiple times.

It was a joke – but since the Clintons are a de facto aristocratic family, it wasn’t really a joke. Speculation: Politics, Ideology, Event develops Hegel’s radical perspective of speculative thought as a way of reclaiming and revitalizing the sense of the future and its possibilities.

Engaging with such figures as Alain Badiou, Quentin Meillassoux, Ernesto Laclau, Slavoj Zizek, and Fredric Jameson, Glyn Daly articulates the distinctness of speculative .