The Order of Unmanageable Risks podcast

The Order of Unmanageable Risks is an eclectic podcast about the crisis of anxiety in our society today and its links to the system of capitalism. In a series of interviews with important thinkers across a range of disciplines, hosts Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou (UCL Sociology) and Max Haiven (Canada Research Chair in Culture, Media and Social …

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“Revenge Fantasy or Avenging Imaginary?” in e-flux

E-Flux has published an edited excerpt from my book Revenge Capitalism: The Ghosts of Empire, the Demons of Capital, and the Settling of Unpayable Debts. https://conversations.e-flux.com/t/revenge-capitalism-the-ghosts-of-empire-the-demons-of-capital-and-the-settling-of-unpayable-debts/9990 The following is an excerpt from Max Haiven’s Revenge Capitalism: The Ghosts of Empire, the Demons of Capital, and the Settling of Unpayable Debts, out this May from Pluto …

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Revenge Capitalism is out now!

I’m thrilled to announce that, at long last, my book Revenge Capitalism: The Ghosts of Empire, the Demons of Capital, and the Settling of Unpayable Debts has been published by Pluto Books and is available for sale online now and in stores… whenever they reopen! You can find out more at: maxhaiven.com/revengecapitalism https://www.plutobooks.com/9780745340562/revenge-capitalism/ *** Special: 30% off *** Enter …

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“Capital’s Vengeful Utopia: Unpayable Debts from Above and Below” in L’Internationale

L’Internationale, the joint online and print publishing initiative of seven major European art institutions, has published a new essay “Capital’s Vengeful Utopia: Unpayable Debts from Above and Below” which addresses themes in my new book Revenge Capitalism: The Ghosts of Empire, the Demons of Capital, and the Settling of Unpayable Debts, due out next week …

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Capitalism as Revenge :: Revenge Against Capitalism An Interview with Max Haiven in Socialism and Democracy

The journal Socialism and Democracy has published an edited transcript of a  interview with me by C. S. Soong of KPFA’s long-form interview show Against the Grain. (You can listen to the interview here). Below is an uncorrected version of the text. You can download a copy of the published article here. Capitalism as Revenge …

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In conversation with Phanuel Antwi about REVENGE CAPITALISM

I was thrilled to talk with my friend Dr. Phanuel Antwi about my new book Revenge Capitalism: The Ghosts of Empire, the Demons of Capital, and the Settling of Unpayable Debts as part of my publisher Pluto‘s contribution to the Radical May series of online events. VIDEO: https://youtu.be/rJuj1J2yyz4 AUDIO:  

“No artist left alive” in Arts of the Working Class

My short, provocative essay “No Artist Left Alive” has appeared in the 11th issue of the Berlin-based broadsheet Arts of the Working Class. It argues that, as we emegre from that pandemic, artists and their supporters should consider anti-capitalist strategies not based on making life and economic conditions better for artists, but for all poor and working people, (the vast majority of) artists included.

Text below, but also check out the whole very interesting issue online, or, better yet, buy a copy in Berlin, London, Los Angeles and beyond.

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“Beyond capitalist authoritarianism, the radical imagination” in We Resist

My short essay “Beyond capitalist authoritarianism, the radical imagination” appears in the collection We Resist: Defending the Common Good in Hostile Times, edited by Cynthia Levine-Rasky and Lisa Kowalchuk and published in May 2020 by McGill-Queens University Press. The text  is below and is only one of a great number of intriguing essays from luminaries in Canada and beyond.

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Online seminar on Revenge Capitalism (weekly April 19-May 10)

Brought to you by Pluto Books, ROAR Magazine and the ReImagining Value Action Lab (RiVAL) This four part seminar explores Max Haiven’s newly published Revenge Capitalism: The Ghosts of Empire, the Demons of Capital, and the Settling of Unpayable Debts. Join the author and a limited number of participants from around the world every Sunday …

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