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Repeater Books | k-punk: The Collected and Unpublished Writings of Mark Fisher (2004-2016)
" this comprehensive collection brings together the very best work of acclaimed blogger, writer, publisher, political activist and lecturer Mark Fisher (aka k-punk) who died in 2017. Covering the period 2004 – 2016, it includes some of the most incendiary and influential posts from his seminal blog k-punk, as well as a selection of his brilliantly insightful film, television and music reviews, together with his extraordinary writings on politics, activism, precarity, hauntology, mental health and popular modernism for numerous websites and magazines. Also included is his final unpublished k-punk post, the unfinished introduction to his planned book on “Acid Communism”, and a number of important interviews from the last decade."
book  publisher  cultural-theory  commentary 
4 days ago by tsuomela
Uber’s Undoing Part III: Redemption — Eli Schiff
"If the situation we are in is worthy of tentative celebration, as Vit implies, where designers are left with only homogenized imagery and messaging at their disposal, then what possibly remains compelling about the role of the designer?"

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design  logos  commentary  business 
11 days ago by inrgbwetrust
Taking Back the Wheel | Dissent Magazine
In the future heralded by Silicon Valley, cars will fly and labor will be disposable. But none of this is inevitable. It’s a political choice—that we can still reject.
commentary  politics  argument  technology  neoliberalism 
13 days ago by kmt
Home - Dark Mountain
Together, we are walking away from the stories that our societies like to tell themselves, the stories that prevent us seeing clearly the extent of the ecological, social and cultural unravelling that is now underway. We are making art that doesn’t take the centrality of humans for granted. We are tracing the deep cultural roots of the mess the world is in. And we are looking for other stories, ones that can help us make sense of a time of disruption and uncertainty.
magazine  collaboration  cultural  commentary  opinion 
18 days ago by aihre

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