Anselm Jappe was born in Bonn, Germany, in 1962. Now based in France, he is the author of several major works of critical theory and analysis in German, French, and Italian, with many translations of his works appearing in other languages, including English, Spanish, and Portuguese. 6,436 more words
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Love my new mom shoes so much. And I think they’re somehow the shoe version of me (which is exactly what advertising has duped me into thinking is possible when it’s not but I proved them wrong and actually found the shoe of my dreams). 20 more words
Capitalist Dystopia Part 2——-A Voyage to the Dark Heart of Capitalism or what can Joseph Conrad tell us about commodity fetishism?
If you scoured the globe looking for a location to film a post-apocalyptic dystopia, you might on visual grounds alone choose Agbogbloshie, the toxic scrapyard in Ghana… 2,960 more words