Posts tagged Marxism
Geographer Richard Walker Discusses the Dark Side of San Francisco's Prosperous Tech Boom

UC Berkeley geography professor Richard Walker spoke with us about his latest book, Pictures of a Gone City: Tech and the Dark Side of Prosperity in the San Francisco Bay Area, which examines the Bay Area’s economic history and the social costs of the region’s latest tech boom. Walker’s past books include The Capitalist Imperative: Territory, Technology and Industrial Growth, one of the most cited books in the field of economic geography, and The Country in the City: The Greening of the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Philosopher Timothy Morton Says There's a Bug in Marxist Theory — Solidarity Should Include the Nonhuman

Timothy Morton is a leading philosopher in the object-oriented ontology movement and a professor of English at Rice University. He became well-known for challenging the ways in which we think of nature as separate from ourselves, and by introducing his work in nonacademic spaces (collaborating with artists like Björk and Pharrell Williams) he has redefined how society interacts with philosophy. We spoke with him about his latest book Humankind, wherein he argues anthropocentrism is a bug in Marxist theory.

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