— Nafeez Ahmed at Transition Network. An interview with Nafeez Ahmed: “This is an unprecedented opportunity”
— David A. Banks at Murmuration. The Contradiction of Austere Warfare
Timothy Mitchell at Dissent. Peak Oil and the New Carbon Boom
Mitchell’s book, Carbon Democracy: Political Power in the Age of Oil
— Mamading Ceesay at London Creative Labs. INSIGHTS INTO ECONOMIC INEQUALITY AND JOB CREATION FROM SAMUEL BOWLES
David Sirota at Salon. GOP: We’ve been lying all along
Boehner’s admission that we don’t really have a debt crisis reveals his party’s ulterior, program-cutting motives
— Erwin Montgomery at The New Inquiry. Usurer Illusion
"Mike Beggs read Debt, and he didn’t like it…”
"… Admittedly it takes some unpacking, but Debt‘s key themes are in close harmony with the main themes of heterodox economics work going back to Keynes; while the “economics” that Beggs opposes to him represents only the discipline’s more conservative wings. A review of Debt by an economist in a venue like Jacobin could be an important chance for interdisciplinary bridge-building; it’s a pity it turned into an exercise in moat-digging instead.”
— John Plender in The Financial Times. The weakest will win in the euro battle
David Graeber in Guernica. Beholden
Rebecca Solnit and David Graeber on anarchism as a problem-solving tool, the return of debtors’ prisons, and why communism is ingrained in capitalism.
(I think I blogged this before, Graeber’s question just nags at me.)
— Keith Hart at The Memory Bank. In Rousseau’s footsteps: David Graeber and the anthropology of unequal society
- “Sean Hannity is a symbol of the longest running campaign to divide Americans, one against the other for the benefit of our corporate masters. Fox...”
- newsandtrade asked:Would you consider yourself a capitalist, a socialist, or something else? Also, what led you to adopt these beliefs?
I shun ALL isms.
Especially when in rigid doctrinaire form.
If I am compelled to self-label, I would affix anarcho-xtian transnational...
- “Come quickly, I am drinking the stars!”— Dom Pérignon after inventing champagne (via nofatnowhip)