Monthly Archive: September, 2012

The passage

Late summer, 2010. Perhaps in Stroud, UK. Prints via http://mbrakken.deviantart.com or contact me for 12×12 on Kodak Endura metallic. Advertisements

Barricades

Somewhere in London, north of the Thames. Summer 2010. Prints via http://mbrakken.deviantart.com/art/Barricade-260489214, or  for 12×12 on metallic contact me.

WTF was Zizek (and Verso) thinking?: Part [too many to keep track]

I haven’t read that much of Zizek, the so-called most dangerous philosopher in the West, but what I have read doesn’t seem to live up to the hype. That said, I feel like… Continue reading

Call a spade a spade: on exploitation, coercion, and violence

Some of the work I do deals with community or complementary currencies. These days many people are offering different currency models in an effort to address failures* in the currencies, like the dollar,… Continue reading

Trophic currencies: ecosystem modeling and resilient economies

In early 2011 I presented with Stephanie Rearick, my colleague on the Time For the World project, at the International Conference on Community and Complementary Currencies in Lyon, France. You can find the video… Continue reading

Spinoza: The multitude

The following is a collection of every statement concerning the concept of the multitude found in Spinoza’s Political Treatise. I have extracted the sentences that contain the term, but no surrounding sentences. As such,… Continue reading

Machiavelli: The multitude

The following is a collection of every statement concerning the concept of the multitude found in Machiavelli’s Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius. I have extracted the sentences that contain the term,… Continue reading