Tag Archives: Capitalism

2014: Societal Collapse

“How real is the possibility of a societal collapse?” We conducted a series of experiments with the HANDY model, considering first an egalitarian society without Elites (xE = 0), next an equitable society (κ = 1) where Non-Workers and Workers … Continue reading

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1972: Boycott Gulf

An anti-colonialist poster from the early 1970’s produced by the Pan-African Liberation Committee in Brookline, Massachusetts: “There are but two sides in a war—she fights on the side of African freedom – Gulf finances the other.” At the time, Angola … Continue reading

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2011: Visualization

“The 1,318 transnational corporations that form the core of the economy. Superconnected companies are red, very connected companies are yellow. The size of the dot represents revenue.” (source)

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1874: Capital and Labor

Henry Stacy Marks: Capital and Labor (1874) In 1871, the Trade Union Act decriminalized trade unions in Great Britain: The purposes of any trade union shall not, by reason merely that they are in restraint of trade, be deemed to … Continue reading

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1920: A Brief Guide to Neoliberalism

A beggar runs alongside the coach of King George V, 1920.

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1933: The Very Ideology to which it Owes its Origin

Wilhelm Reich on the connections among repression, sexual guilt (indoctrinated into children and adolescents through the family), patriarchy, capitalism, fascism, violent religious fanaticism, the construction of the other, and imperialism: The patriarchal authoritarian sexual order…becomes the primary basis of authoritarian … Continue reading

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1944: Model City

The decorative industrial management buildings and exhibition centers in authoritarian countries are much the same as anywhere else. The huge gleaming towers that shoot up everywhere are outward signs of the ingenious planning of international concerns, toward which the unleashed … Continue reading

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