Monthly Archives: January 2013

Black Flag Live in 1981.

After hearing about the two competing Black Flag reunions I’ve become preoccupied with trying to understand the rationale behind the Ginn and Chavo line up’s reunion. This is because while Flag seems to be transparently about money, I don’t understand … Continue reading

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The Commodity Form and Marx’s method of presentation in 1861-63.

Riveting passage on the commodity form and the manner in which Marx presents it at more complex degrees of determination. He also hints at the circularity of his method of presentation: “We start with the commodity, this specific social form … Continue reading

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Valorisation and its consequences in 1861-63

” There are two tendencies which constantly cut across one another; to employ aslittle labour as possible, in order to produce the same or a greater quantity of commodities, in order to produce the same or a greater NET PRODUCE, … Continue reading

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Machines in 1861-63.

Noice passage on machines, surplus population etc.: “The entire apologetic bourgeois presentation of machinery does not deny, 1) that machinery — sometimes here, sometimes there, but continually —MAKES A PART OF THE POPULATION REDUNDANT, throws a section of the labouring … Continue reading

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Final CFP–Stream on Marx and the Frankfurt School: New Perspectives and their Contemporary Relevance.

Submit and spread the word: CALL FOR PAPERS   6TH INTERNATIONAL CRITICAL THEORY CONFERENCE OF ROME   Stream on Marx and the Frankfurt School: New Perspectives and their Contemporary Relevance.   May 6-8, 2013 John Felice Rome Center of Loyola … Continue reading

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Berlin Couchsurfing

I got a week between the first place I’m staying in Berlin and when I move into my sublet. Anyone have any couches/rooms/alcoves to crash at in Berlin between the 15-20th? (Obviously more useful if the couches/rooms/alcoves are in Berlin)

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Caring Labour

Excellent resource.

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