“Participatory art within, against and beyond financialization” appears in Cultural Studies

After a lengthy wait my article “Participatory art within, against and beyond financialization: Benign pessimism, tactical parasitics and the encrypted common” has been published by the journal Cultural Studies.

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“Creativity and the Commons” in STIR.

My article “Creativity and the Commons” has appeared in the Winter 2015 issue of STIR, a magazine about co-ops, community and commons. You can order a copy here: http://stirtoaction.com/

“Financial Totalitarianism” in Truth-Out [plus video]

Truth-out has published an article where I try and lay out, in as plain terms as possible, the idea of “financialization” as a form of totalitarianism that works on the economic, political, social and cultural levels. Check it out: http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/16911-financial-totalitarianism-the-economic-political-social-and-cultural-rule-of-speculative-capital Or, you can watch it as a video essay at http://vimeo.com/maxhaiven/financial-totalitarianism And also this interview…