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The DSA National Design Committee

The National Design Committee of the Democratic Socialists of America has a twitter presence and they’re using that presence to make threads about the intersection of art, design, and socialism. Bauhaus! William Morris! The Masses and Liberator Magazine! Banned I.W.W artwork! Oscar Wilde! Sewer socialism! National Design acomitee home page.
posted by The Whelk on Nov 1, 2018 - 3 comments

KOOPAISM IS CAPITALISM

On the 25th anniversary of the Super Mario Bros. Movie we have to look at how it anticpaited 2018 with a rule by a narcissistic idiot with werid hair and ongoing ecological collapse.
posted by The Whelk on Jun 24, 2018 - 0 comments

The Only Ethical Consumption Under Capitalism

John Leavitt talks at Drunk Education about ethical consumption under capitalism and a possible way forward.
posted by The Whelk on Apr 17, 2018 - 0 comments

See what became of your local Blockbuster

We’ll show you what your Blockbuster became, and explore the the retail spaces that remain. A bit of nostalgic naval gazing I’m proud to have helped put together.
posted by jayz on Nov 21, 2017 - 5 comments

Seersucker' Curious Class Struggle

Seersucker went from a working class uniform material to being the sole providence of Great Gatsby cosplayers, how did this happen? I wrote this for Racked to try and find out.
posted by The Whelk on Aug 21, 2017 - 2 comments

How to Recognize the Signs That You Work For a Corporate Cult

I've been "working" on this for a few years. It was originally for a certain magazine, but it got to be too long. I didn't feel like cutting it down to meet the word limit requirements.
posted by rabbit on Jun 15, 2014 - 0 comments

A One-PDF History of European Socialism and Communism

Some friends and I compiled a 500-page PDF that does the following (from the Introduction): "We present here a history of twentieth-century communism through primary sources, divided into fourteen chapters arranged in chronological order. Each chapter deals with a historical moment or theoretical debate, and contains an amount of reading appropriate for one week’s time. We hope that this reader will provide the foundation for seminars and reading groups." [more inside]
posted by Noisy Pink Bubbles on Jan 14, 2014 - 2 comments

Polygraph 22: Ecology and Ideology

The subject of my previous two projects (1, 2) has finally reached completion; the special issue of Polygraph on "Ecology and Ideology" is out and ready for order. The Polygraph website has PDFs of the introduction, a lengthy interview with Kim Stanley Robinson, and two book reviews. Other contributors to the issue include contributors to the issue include Slavoj Žižek, Michael Hardt, John Bellamy Foster, Timothy Morton, Joachim Radkau, Imre Szeman, Kathy Rudy, and Ariel Salleh; more of the articles will show up there following the usual delay.
posted by gerryblog on Sep 12, 2010 - 2 comments

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