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Brief 10/3 – TAZ

Hakim Bey wrote a series of chapters capturing his concept of temporary autonomous zone (T.A.Z.). Without directly defining TAZ, Bey provides explanation …

10/1 Brief Disaster Capitalism

After reading “Blank is Beautiful”, I still cannot determine what to re-write on this “clean slate” will be the best for the …

10/1 Brief

Naomi Klein defines “disaster capitalism” as “orchestrated raids on the public sphere” designed by corporations to exploit disasters such as hurricanes, tsunamis, …

9/26 Brief

  Mark Slouka gives praise to the qualities of being idle. He values the acts of thinking, taking time to wander, and …

Brief for 09/26

Idleness is a philosophy of life. This article states that as a continuously developing society, the tendency to produce and the desire …

Neoliberalism

Its interesting to see everything taken from an economic perspective because there are always two ways to view a particular subject, mathematically …

9/24 Brief (Neoliberalism)

Richard Swedberg explains how markets are at work in majority of contemporary societies. However, he points out that “markets have a ideological …

Briefs on Hegemony and Power

According to Gramsci, hegemony is “either this (a complex interlocking of political, social and cultural forces) or the active social and cultural …

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