Rural-Urban in Socialism (General Observations 1.1)

The political failures of the Soviet Union, combined with decades of deindustrialization in the West, have inspired large swaths of left writing to argue that socialist or communist utopia can only take place in small settlements. From green anarchists such as Murray Bookchin, through less inspired primitivist, anti-civilizationists or (Maoist-turned-liberal) green propositions to contemporary radical… Continue reading Rural-Urban in Socialism (General Observations 1.1)

Hello GhstRmnEmpire

In the GhstRmnEmpire, the city is more than ever the interface between bodies and capital. Post-Cyberspace, the long analog history of creating citizens through physical violence, corporeal cruelty and the cybernetic inscription of control and extraction into flesh continues into ever more complex permutations. As the digital weaves into our environment and organisms independently of… Continue reading Hello GhstRmnEmpire