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Is There an End to Productivism?
, 11 July
About: Serge Audier, L’Âge productiviste, hégémonie prométhéenne, brèches et...
, 17 June
About: Edgar Cabanas, Eva Illouz, Happycratie. Comment l’industrie du...
Activism in the Age of Financialization
, 13 May
About: Michel Feher, Rated Agency: Investee Politics in a Speculative Age,...
Surveil and Predict
, 22 April
A new capitalist era has begun, with companies ready to use every means...
Elon Musk: the High-Stakes Gambler of Technological Capitalism
, 14 March
The career path of SpaceX’s CEO traces the contours of new technological...
A Turbulent Decade
, 18 February
The 2008 financial crisis revealed significant frailties within global...
Ending the Anthropocene
, 22 January
Predictive models in ecology generally assume that capitalism will be...
Corporate Responsibility in the Climate Crisis
, 21 January
The climate crisis demands that corporations be envisioned as “commons”, and...
The Unlikely State of Climate Justice
, 10 December 2018
Can we rely on national governments to tackle climate change? Is a green...
Capitalism and Colonies
, 21 May 2018
Jamaica and Saint-Domingue
A Journey into Eurocracy
, 6 February 2017
Through an ethnographic investigation behind the closed doors of the...
In Defense of Materialism
, 27 September 2016
Can we define capitalism? By acknowledging the role played by economic and...
The Old Spirit of Capitalism
, 20 June 2016
In three essays previously unpublished in French, Max Scheler describes the...
Party, Capitalists and Class in China
, 29 October 2015
An Interview with David
Climate Change: A Way Out of Capitalism?
, 12 October 2015
No problem in the world is more important than climate change. In her...
, 7 May 2015
How the Misuse of Key Concepts Impedes our Understanding of Modern Economies
Max Weber and Capitalism’s Strange Rationality
, 17 November 2014
Was Max Weber a champion of modern capitalism and the triumph of Western...
There is No Solidarity Economy
, 23 October 2013
Behind the commendations of the nonprofit sector and the promotion of...
Are Asian Economies Converging Towards American Capitalism?
, 23 May 2012
Should East Asia’s economic takeoff and the new hegemony of capitalism in...
Liberty, Security, Flexibility
, 16 February 2012
Sociologist Bénédicte Zimmerman’s empirical studies of employer groups and...
Get Yourself Into Debt!
, 4 October 2011
The American Dream and Consumer Credit
Karl Polanyi, the Market and Socialism
, 22 October 2009
Is society sentenced to endure the law of the market? The publication of a...
Feminism, Capitalism, and the Cunning of History
, 25 August 2009
Lecture by Nancy Fraser
The Lost Cause of Democracy
, 18 December 2008
Žižek strongly advocates an overturning of capitalism through a daily...
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