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Rio Tinto: the Highest stage of rampant plunder Capitalism of the very worst kind

by Calla Wahlquist  @callapilla Rio Tinto blasts 46,000-year-old Aboriginal site to expand iron ore mine Mining company was given permission to blast Juukan Gorge cave, which provided a…

Release G.N. Saibaba

Many times mentioned on this blog, it is now more relevant than ever to write and support comrade Sai Baba whose conditions, like so many prisoners, are inhumane….

The Rumour of Marx. Happy May Day.

Emailing a friend today – a Leftist of significant standing, and seven decades – who has found joy in reading Marx after attending a workshop here. She writes:…

Larger than life herself

 

The end of Representation

Originally posted on Trinketization: answers to all questions about trinkets, and Capital.: The end of Representation I have taught a lot of great students in my (eight!) years…

The Syndication of Plagiarism SZ: (For Nicole Pepperell)

Originally posted on Trinketization: answers to all questions about trinkets, and Capital.: Was reading and discussing with a comrade Dinesh Wadiwel about his stuff on animals in Marx, and…

two Bengals

Somewhere I have a photograph of a piece of graffiti from Kolkata in the early 1990s. It shows three palms behind a brick wall on which is painted…

Books

Potential History (of Trinketization)

Seems about to nail the head on the hit: ‘Surrounded here by the wealth of objects, documents, images, and resources available in public and private museums, archives and…

ISSH2019

The day approaches, (click on the page to see the text properly):

contradictions of capital

How come sometimes a book is 80 quid on Amazon then three days later is 3 quid? Anyway, at last they caught up with the new one from…

The Higher Learning

“even the scholars occupied with the “humanities,” are at pains to find some colourable answer that shall satisfy the worldly-wise that this learning for which they speak is…

Trinkets from Bác Hồ

Always on the lookout for the anthro connection, so this hit high on my trigger warning system: A gift from Uncle Ho to “Vuong Chi Sinh, a leader…

Derek Sayer. Ethnographic fragments #23: erasing history in San Francisco, censorship Canadian-style, and two women of courage and conviction – coasts of bohemia

Derek Sayer invokes Humphrey Jennings “Pandemonium” as explanation of how he sees his fragments [I read trinkets] series working. In particular these latest few seem worth the entry…

Global South Asia On Screen: India only edition.

Available from Aakar Books Here. Rest of the world here (bloomsbury paperback in November) https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4826-8949

trinkets not covered for removal

I am booking a removals company to move some stuff and reading their contract. Only one of the following prohibited items applies to this blog, but this is…

Veblen trinkets – irksomeness of labour

Thorstein Veblen discussing cultural practices before the advent of property, accumulation, branding, industrialiation and competition – the pathogens of the future are there in the collection o…

Metro hoarding. HCMC.

Minimalism

I want to keep this response handy. One may think that the essay form does not suit minimalism, and really you needed just to send a postcard. Something…

“Poetry or Pogrom” – Interview at Erbacce Journal

Originally posted on debasis mukhopadhyay: I’m honored & deeply grateful to be the featured poet in Erbacce Journal (issue 55)! An interview followed by seven of my poems!…

De-centrifuedalised or tropicalization: Marx outside the Euro-American Circuits

So, a bit bemused at the appearance of various Marx readers or ‘companions’ filled with US and UK based scholars, mostly, I thought it worth pointing to a…

Marx’s 200th birth anniversary is in a week. what’s planned? [please add what’s on in your city]

Many of these are linking to Facebook, sorry, but the ungated web is gone… Celebrating 200 Years of Karl Marx Karl Marx, in full Karl Heinrich Marx (born…

Mushies

Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing has written an amazing book. The Mushroom at the End of the World (2015) is all about forests and foraging and revitalising teaching and diasporas…

Volunteer Tourism

This volume had escaped my notice, and the introduction makes the rest look worth getting. Have a look here at WandaVrasti.