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Two Ways of Alienation

Mark Fisher, in 2009, stated: the pervading notion that the success of capitalism is set in-stone – granted by the failure of USSR to sustain its socialist-construction economy leading to its apparent fall back in 1989 (along with Fukuyama’s declaration of the… 1,328 more words

Cinema

A Note on Acid Communism

I never met Mark Fisher, nor was I much of a fan of his work during his lifetime. Sure, I had seen some k-punk posts over the years, and I read Mark’s book… 436 more words

Marxism

Take your Soma! (Episode 4 - Mental Health)

In this one the guys get all serious and talk about mental health issues, both at the personal and social level. They cover the ways that mental health is viewed in America, how it is both romanticized and stigmatized, and possible solutions to the larger mental health crisis. 45 more words

UnApologetics

Our N. A.*s for Literature

Recently in Facebook, one N.A. for Literature, F. Sionil Jose, subtly proposed “The way out for Marawi,” where he chastised the “traditional support system” and pinpointed the arrival of immigrants, whom he described as “industrious and enterprising,” in certain Mindanao towns as causing their development. 581 more words

Arte Arte

ML245: Raphaël Top-Secret

    

1. Gerhard Richter, Sheet Corner, 1967.
2. Gerhard Richter & Isa Genzken, Tri-Star, 1981.
3. Gerhard Richter, Stadtbild Madrid (Cityscape Madrid), 1968.

MIXES

Another Monday in Late Capitalism at the Ass-End of the Workweek

Dear 2120,

I’ve got a case of ‘the Mondays.’ Here in my time, you see, a lot of us spend Monday to Friday toiling, restless and beaver-like, in undignified hierarchical command structures with the weekend as the week’s only saving grace, the light at the end of a treacherous tunnel filled with passive/aggressive confrontation and mediocre coffee. 142 more words