What's Left of the World
Education, Identity and the Post-Work Political Imagination
For long-term viability the left must move beyond identity emotivism and articulate a larger worldview.
In 1960, Paul Goodman argued that the Fordist system that treated people as mere cogs in a machine had created a profound unhappiness in young people and in American society as a whole.
More than half a century later, professor David Blacker recognizes that decades of neoliberalism have pushed young people beyond unhappiness and into a collective identity crisis. Overall, Americans no longer feel needed to do jobs that had previously anchored them in society and are becoming disconnected and purposeless. The proliferation of new identities, based not on work but on consumption, is symptomatic of neoliberalism and its hyper-commodification and deregulation of everyday life.
An analysis of the ways in which capitalism has presented itself as the only realistic political-economic system.
An explosive unique crucial book tackling the issues of Jewish Identity Politics and ideology and their global influence.
How the East stayed East and the West stayed West.
By replacing hope and faith with adventure, The Last Night of our lives might finally become the first morning of an autonomous future.
A philosophical examination of the theoretical terrain of contemporary Maoism premised on the counter-intuitive assumption that Maoism did not emerge as a coherent theory until the end of the 1980s.
A lucid and groundbreaking analysis of contemporary neoliberalism and its devastating effects for young people today.
Despite its crises the European Union keeps on getting stronger – its power comes from the decline of participation in national politics.
This book maps capitalisms mobilization of cloud computing in its bid to archive and enclose the future.
This book attacks the ideological foundations of capitalism, starting with the mystifications surrounding the idea of ‘the market’.
Nadir Z. Lahiji
Can architectural discourse rethink itself in terms of a radical emancipatory project? And if so, what would be the contours of such a discourse?