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December 14 2016, 9AM

A couple weekends ago I was able, despite illness, heartbreak, and some serious lack of preparations, to make it to the Oceti Sakowin camp at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, joining in the massive and now global protest against Energy Transfer Partne... [blog posts]

October 12 2015, 8AM

This post is inspired by Adam’s great scrib today. I’ve been thinking a lot about this issue of how/why “we” let the market re/emerge as a new God, as well.  (Shameless self-promotion:  I’m writing a book on it called Politics of D... [blog posts]
This post is inspired by Adam’s great scrib today. I’ve been thinking a lot about this issue of how/why “we” let the market re/emerge as a new God, as well.  (Shameless self-promotion:  I’m writing a book on it called Politics of D... [blog posts]

May 14, 6AM

Am I indebted to blackness? What does it mean to say that I “owe” almost everything I know as a drummer to the roots of drum set playing in African rhythmic wisdom, mediated by the survival of African rhythm in gospel, blues, jazz, soul, rock and roll... [blog posts]

April 6, 10AM

After a year on hiatus, as Indradeep Ghosh and I have gone through career and life transitions, we are once again actively posting up at Absolute Economics.  I’ve put up a couple of things over the weekend, some notes on The Merchant of Venice and ... [blog posts]

June 18 2014, 11AM

For anyone in or around London, on July 16th I’ll be giving a seminar on my current book project, Politics of Divination:  Neoliberal Endgame and the Religion of Contingency.  Below is a description of the event, hosted by Nathan Widder of Royal ... [blog posts]
For anyone in or around London, on July 16th I’ll be giving a seminar on my current book project, Politics of Divination:  Neoliberal Endgame and the Religion of Contingency.  Below is a description of the event, hosted by Nathan Widder of Royal ... [blog posts]

April 15, 7AM

[This post had to be re-posted for formatting reasons. Readers interested in more of Joshua's work on economics and philosophy should check out his blog Absolute Economics, where this post is also posted. -eds] How much sense does it make to think of nat... [A Non-Philosophical Theory of Nature Book Event] [blog posts]
[This post had to be re-posted for formatting reasons. Readers interested in more of Joshua's work on economics and philosophy should check out his blog Absolute Economics, where this post is also posted. -eds] How much sense does it make to think of nat... [A Non-Philosophical Theory of Nature Book Event] [blog posts]

April 14, 1PM

Originally posted on Absolute Economics: How much sense does it make to think of nature as a gigantic system of exchanges?   Why does it seem so intuitive, so obvious, that what goes on in ecosystems can be mapped through economic language, through the ... [blog posts]

October 29 2013, 6AM

Democracy, or democratic aspirations, as we have known them, are intimately tied to conceptions of equity or equality, whereby when it comes to decision making, no one is counted, a priori, “more” than anyone else (hence the crucial contrast of democr... [blog posts]

June 27, 11AM

In the Accelerationist Manifesto currently circulating, we find the following passage: We believe it must also include recov­er­ing the dreams which trans­fixed many from the middle of the Nine­teenth Cen­tury until the dawn of the neo­lib­eral era... [blog posts]

June 25, 2PM

My collaborator Indradeep Ghosh, who is an MIT-trained macroeconomist who has made a profound and radical transition over the course of his career, to what is now a heterodox and deeply polysemic approach to economics, is currently posting a chapter-by-ch... [blog posts]