FROM THE BLOGS
James Heartfield Responds Jul 1 2015

Douglas Lain takes issue with some of the things I have said about capitalism today, Marx’s theory of it, and Andrew Kliman’s re-telling of Marx’s theory (which, I understand Douglas broadly agr...

Zero Squared #25: A Diet of Austerity Jul 1 2015

Elaine Graham-Leigh is a the guest this week. She's a member of Counterfire and a former member of the steering committee of the Campaign against Climate Change. Her book A Diet of Austerity was publ...

James Heartfield and Me (debating Marx on Facebook) Jun 30 2015

I recently spent several hours debating Marx (specifically Andrew Kliman's interpretation of Marx's crisis theory) on Doug Henwood's Facebook wall. The person on the other side of the screen turned ou...

Zero Squared #24: Open Thinking Jun 24 2015

C Derick Varn is the guest this week and we discuss Adorno's notion of “open thinking” as it's opposed to praxis. Varn is a reader at Zero Books, a poet, and a University Lecturer and what we real...

Foucault's Madman and his reply to Derrida Jun 23 2015

To review quickly, Foucault charged Descartes with excluding madness from consideration in his Meditations on First Philosophy. The relevant passage from Foucault's Folie et Déraison: Histoire de la ...

Zero Squared Podcast #23: Pop Grenade Jun 17 2015

Matthew Collin is the guest this week and we discuss his book Pop Grenade which came out from Zero Books in May. Collin has worked as a foreign correspondant for the BBC, a journalist for The Wall St...

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