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Down with labour: Anselm Jappe

… there is no longer a criticism of capitalism possible that is not accompanied by a criticism of labour.  The criticism of labour is not a “luxury” destined exclusively for rich countries.  On the contrary, it is even more pressing … Continue reading

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The limits of capitalism: Challenging the fetishism of labour and money

  Capital is nothing more than value that must be valorized, which is to say augmented. Value empirically takes the form of money and in that sense its valorization can be illustrated in Marx’s famous formula M–C–M’ [M prime], that is … Continue reading

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Against labour, against capital: Anti-politics against capitalism

A precondition for reestablishing the perspective of action is to make a final and clear break with all “politics” in the institutional sense. Today, the only possible form of “politics” is radical separation from the world of politics and its … Continue reading

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Against labour, against capital: An interview with Robert Kurz

A second post in our series, Against labour, against capital … In this 2006 interview, Robert Kurz offers a succinct definition the “radical critique of value”, and discusses the nature of the commodity and markets, the “ontologization of value”, abstract … Continue reading

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Against labour, against capital: The Krisis Group

The eulogists of work. Behind the glorification of ‘work’ and the tireless talk of the ‘blessings of work’ I find the same thought as behind the praise of impersonal activity for the public benefit: the fear of everything individual. At … Continue reading

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