“Art, debt, capitalism and revenge” lecture at Slade

A video of an illustrated lecture I gave (virtually) at The Slade School at UCL in May.  It offers something of an overview of my work to date, encompassing, in a short 50 minutes my books The Radical Imagination, Cultures of Financialization, Art after Money, Money after Art and Revenge Capitalism.

“The logic of financialization is a poison in our hearts and our minds” on This is Hell! (audio))

A shorter interview with the folks at Chicago’s finest radio program, This is Hell! about financialization. Writer Max Haiven finds financialization at the heart of capitalism’s reactionary authoritarianism – as a force that has dominated the ways we view land, ourselves and each other, and as an existential challenge that can only be overcome by …

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An excerpt from the introduction of Cultures of Financialization (2014)

An excerpt from the introduction to my 2014 book Cultures of Financialization: Fictitious Capital in Popular Culture and Everyday Life. This book is a contribution to efforts to retheorize financialization, a term which refers to the increased power of the financial sector in the economy, in politics, in social life and in culture writ large. …

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