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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 160–170.
Published: 01 November 2016
...George Caffentzis After a short historical and conceptual introduction to the labor theory of value (LTV), it is noted that the oil industry presents a paradox to the LTV. How is it that oil companies employ relatively few workers and invest in a relatively large amount of machinery and still...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 110–115.
Published: 01 November 2016
... and the Labor Theory of Value” that the oil industry presents an apparent paradox to the LTV. How is it that oil companies employ relatively few workers and invest in a relatively large amount of machinery and still are the largest and most profitable companies on the planet? It should be otherwise...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 203–209.
Published: 01 November 2006
... narrative stretching from 1986 into 2002. After documenting the events leading up to 9-11, and arguing that it should have been easily prevented, Ahmed argues that it has "benefited" the government, and the weapons and oil industries. A number of 9-11 conspiracy theorists have made...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 133–142.
Published: 01 November 2014
... terraformers of Earth compose assemblages such as the oil industry, soy and corn cultivation, big data, industrial beef and pork, or the fertilizer industry. Not species, then, but assemblage x —​the anonymous sum of autonomous terraforming assemblages —​constitutes a scale-critical subject...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 68–74.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., then, becomes framed as a need to protect the bio- logical health of the nation. The threat of nonwhites is a threat not just to resources but also to life itself. This all leads me back to the story of the 2016 protests at Stand- ing Rock. There the struggle among jobs created by the oil industry, resource...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 114–128.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Orleans East .” Planning Perspectives 23 , no. 2 : 197 – 219 . Sturgis Sue Kromm Chris . 2012 . “ Troubled Waters: Two Years after the BP Oil Disaster, a Struggling Gulf Coast Calls for National Leadership for Recovery .” Institute for Southern Studies , www.southernstudies.org...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 56–59.
Published: 01 May 2015
... in US history, this cluster of essays on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina reflects on the hurricane, the measures that could have been taken to prevent the massive devastation caused by it, and the imme- diate and long-term responses by the government, private industry, and civil society. How...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 133–140.
Published: 01 November 2019
... University Press . Macdonald Graeme . 2017 . “Containing Oil: The Pipeline in Petroculture ”. In Pet-rocultures , edited by Wilson Sheena Carlson Adam Szeman Imre , 36 – 77 . Montreal : McGill-Queen’s University Press . Nichols Robert . 2018 . “ Theft Is Property...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 308–318.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Productivity and Faculty Supplemental Income.” Journal of Higher Education 51 . 5 ( 1980 ): 546 - 55 . Newfield Christopher . Ivy and Industry: Business and the Making of the American University, 1880-1980 . Durham : Duke UP , 2003 . Pew Research Center . “Inside the Middle Class...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 189–203.
Published: 01 November 2009
... across difference” was sampled in a 1980s campaign deliberately to re-brand a multinational oil corporation, Haraway explains how Goodall’s part gets rewritten in an ad showing chimpanzee and human hands touching that presents “Dr. Goodall” as simply revealing...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 205–218.
Published: 01 November 2009
... the minnesota review While some military-industrial enthusiasts may applaud the Chief Justice’s reasoning, historians of science and technology are likely to see the case as deeply ironic. Since at least the 1940s, the US Navy through its Office of Naval Research...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 153–162.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Town .'' New Masses 7 ( Dec. 1954 ): 51 - 55 . Ceplair Larry . `` Albert Maltz .'' The Political Companion to Film . Ed. Crowdus Gary . Chicago : Lakeview P , 1994 . Communist Infiltration of Hollywood Motion Picture Industry . Testimony of Philip Stevenson . 19 Sept...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 185–194.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Christopher . Ivy and Industry: Business and the Making of the American University . Durham : Duke UP , 2003 . Newman John Henry . The Idea of a University: Defined and Illustrated . New York : Longmans, Green, and Co. , 1907 . “Report of the MLA Task Force on Evaluating Scholarship...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 67–74.
Published: 01 May 2007
... East. Condoleezza Rice, in a condescending way, says that we want to take civilization there, or civilize them, which is the most insulting thing that they can say about anywhere in the world. What is really at stake is not only oil, but all the investments, all the corporations...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 139–145.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., and cli- mate change movements, work to reveal and reshape the flows of material agencies across regions, environments, animal bodies, and human bodies —​even as global capitalism and the medical–industrial complex reassert a more convenient ideology of solidly bounded, indi- vidual consumers...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 61–80.
Published: 01 May 2016
... accounting), criticism might equally be directed at the ambiguous referent of its blood-as-symbolic-commodity —​at the film’s undisguised or overly generalized allegorization of its present. Joseph Laycock notes, for example, the blood’s “obvious” and simultaneous reference to everything from oil...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 36–46.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Dear Tommy, Congratulations on your killstreak! We at Zip Industries have never seen such a run. Over six hundred zombies splattered and dismembered in under 48 hours! In honor of your stupendous achievement, please find enclosed our latest beta platform not yet...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 141–149.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., a clarification on ter- minology is in order. All that follows presumes a distinction between two undoubtedly interrelated concepts: the commons and the com- mon. By the commons, I intend roughly what is typically referred to as natural resources (e.g., water, oil, and air), forms of being that are regulated...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 30–43.
Published: 01 May 2015
... with the industrial approximations of spring rains and country mead- ows. “What a fucking waste of money,” you say. “Didn’t we have coke around here, too?” Mira asks. “Must’ve done it all.” You shrug. “That’s that then.” Finished, Mira puts her arm around you and lays her head on your shoulder...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 219–230.
Published: 01 November 2009
... and status, they also became the subjects of a favorite art form of the wealthy: the oil portrait. Like their European counterparts, upper-class Americans had portraits done not only of their human family members but of their dogs. (Dog art continues today...