Universal Basic Income or a federal Job Guarantee? The discussion continues as to whether we should pursue a redistributive welfare system or a predistributive politics that reorganizes social provisioning.
Those who think Universal Basic Income represents a progressive future ought to think twice about the laissez-faire assumptions behind such proposals. Perhaps the future should be one where work is not rendered obsolete but made a meaningful, inclusive, and collective endeavor.
These 9 theses raise questions about what it means to use the signifier “capitalism” to name the economic system money conditions. When we label the totality money mediates “capitalism,” we obscure money’s status as a public utility, make its capacities to serve communal and environmental wellbeing imperceptible.
The first iteration of a series on "metaphors of mind" in the pop imaginary.
The formula of the "99 percent" seems at once incredibly rhetorical and real. We are used to hyperbole; we are less used to an absurdly lop-sided figure that is actually matched by a reality. Poetic figuration meets statistical validity.
Have you been to Target recently? They have these great new products designed by famous philosopher Gilles Deleuze—cool!