“Confronting Financialization Demands a Radical Cultural Politics” in Public Seminar

Original: https://publicseminar.org/2017/09/confronting-financialization-demands-a-radical-cultural-politics/ The following is a synoptic excerpt from the conclusion of Max Haiven’s Cultures of Financialization: Fictitious Capital in Popular Culture and Everyday Life, published in 2014 for Palgrave Macmillan and recently issued in paperback. Rather than (or in addition to) castigating finance as purely the realm of capitalist excess, greed, cruelty and extortion, we …

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