Monthly Archives: March 2009

Econontology 2: Zombie Banks, Undead Labor, and Dark Vitalism

If there is a tangible threat posed to our economic existence, it is that of the Zombie Banks, the massive credit institutions whose balance sheets are so disproportionately weighted with ‘toxic assets’ or dead capital that they essentially function as … Continue reading

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Econontolgy 1: Financial Aliens and the Great Deceleration

Alex has a brief but brilliant post up, in which his recent series of posts on the Hardcore Continuum dovetails with a revival of his xenoeconomic speculations from last year. To summarize, the claim is that capital operates by extracting … Continue reading

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