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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 348–369.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Max Haiven This article is a contribution to critiques of the mainstream trends in financial literacy education and argues that they typically produce a profound financial illiteracy by obfuscating the systemic and structural dimensions of debt, financial hardship, and the patterns...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 329–345.
Published: 01 November 2015
... analysis of the connections between the university’s educational logic of learning, the rise of student debt, and neoliberalism. We then suggest studying as an alternative model of university education that suspends the economy of learning and its connections with debt. To further expand upon Agamben’s...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 420–423.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Europe has responded with a schizophrenic model of politics, where socialism is for the rich and capitalism is for the poor. Although debt is everywhere, and we clearly live in a debt society, Douzinas is clear that this debt is not distributed evenly through society. While the debt of the rich...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 103–132.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., and Australia to give taxpayers' trillions to the very institutions responsible for the meltdown). At the root of any real solutions are questions about the place of industry in advanced economies; about the role of debt in personal, national, corporate, and global affairs; about the ownership and control...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (2): 173–193.
Published: 01 July 2022
..., and Jones 2017 . References Adamson Morgan . 2009 . “ The Financialization of Student Life: Five Propositions on Student Debt .” Polygraph , no. 21 : 97 – 110 . Adkins Lisa , Konings Martin , and Cooper Melinda . 2020 . The Asset Economy: Property Ownership...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 193–212.
Published: 01 July 2006
... of cultural politics rather than – as Benhabib does – as contributing directly to ethical cosmopolitanism. Moreover, the construction of “national compassion” must be under stood in a context in which, in mainstream political rhetoric and media coverage, the human rights dimension of the “Drop the Debt...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 275–286.
Published: 01 November 2014
... is no longer of goods but of symbols, which includes self-financing (GM’s soft credit for purchasers, for example) and the supplementation of surplus-value derived from production with surpluses derived from securitization, in which debts are bundled and sold, with the original debtor acting as the effective...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 5–24.
Published: 01 March 2008
...-long push for its trinity of demands for better trade, aid, and debt policies for the developing world. For the musicians and Live 8 organizers, Bob Geldof and Bono, not only were the Live 8 gigs an unqualified success, but so too were the results of the G8 summit. “A great justice has been done...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 315–330.
Published: 01 November 2019
... student movement modes of study In the past three decades, tuition and fees have more than doubled on average at private four-year colleges and universities and have more than tripled at public ones ( College Board 2019 ). Consequently, total US student loan debt has skyrocketed, topping $1.5...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 48–54.
Published: 01 March 2021
... question anymore because it is too easy to answer “Nothing.” Equally, it is too easy to answer, as Vladimir Lenin ( [1902] 1961 ) did, with planning. Planning is not hope. It is stamping the future with the demands of the present. Like debt, plans, successful plans at least, work against the emergence...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 239–262.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., today its power and scope are dramatically intensified—it both dominates the global economy and profoundly saturates everyday life (see Haiven 2011 ). From subprime mortgages, to housing markets, to credit-card debt, to pensions, to student loans, to microcredit, to insurance—it is hard to find a soul...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
... is entirely fictitious: it is based largely on debt and goodwill or, in other words, on expectations. The Stock Exchange turns future growth, future company profits, and future property price-rises into capital, together with the gains to be made from restructurings, mergers, amalgamations, etc. Stock market...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 181–199.
Published: 01 July 2010
... “the supposed economism of Marxism” (2009: 29). His technologically trained focus on the alienated consumer is important within the cognitive dimension of contemporary capitalism and debt-led growth. But, if he is concerned to show, as a philosopher, the general lines of a re-invented critical political economy...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 343–357.
Published: 01 November 2019
... that these credit schemes follow the same extractive pattern as imperial finance: “As in the African colonies, the black community is sapped senseless of what economic resources it does have” (20). Predatory lending targets Harlem residents by keeping them in a cycle of debt as they attempt to meet their basic...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 393–398.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., this was paralleled only by the huge possibilities for speculation. The adventures on the ocean were full of potential opportunities but in austere, faraway markets (p. 75). The modern entrepreneur is thus born as a speculator on a mostly liquid globe. He becomes a debt-producer. Debt is no longer a moral deficit...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 163–181.
Published: 01 July 2014
... ). When the first season was released in its entirety on February 1, 2013, the series sparked “binge-viewing marathons,” not just among diehard fans, but also on Capitol Hill ( Lexington 2013 ). Since then, it has even factored into public debates about the government shutdown and the debt-ceiling crisis...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (2): 247–263.
Published: 01 July 2022
.... To be sure, the Platonic Socrates's debt to Aristophanes is not limited to the Clouds . For instance, the Assembly-Women (1998a), too, where the protagonist calls for a sexual communism, seems to have deeply inspired the Republic where Plato adopts its framework, albeit critically, articulating another...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (2): 227–246.
Published: 01 July 2022
... that followed the stagnation of Keynesian economic regimes in the West, along with the development of ever more totalizing and networked forms of finance, debt, and logistics, sparked a disorienting compression of space and time. The expansionary drive and innovative technological dynamics of capitalism...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (3): 473–479.
Published: 01 November 2022
... through short passages on the digital management of logistics and supply chains and the development of debt as a control apparatus. Nevertheless, the digital intensification of the value network is most expansively developed in the second half of the book, where various texts from the media archive mesh...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 391–393.
Published: 01 November 2017
... that it is the servicing of debt that binds us to the anxious treadmill of efficiency and (over)production. The complete colonization of digital communication by corporate interests is, Hill claims, reshaping our interactions such that every utterance must be productive, which creates a kind of “disenchantment...